Author Archive | Susan Eve

Lake Macquarie Fair Exhibition Now On

19/08/2019 – Our latest exhibition opened today at the new look Lake Macquarie Fair at Mount Hutton. This year we have set up in the former SpecSavers shop,  heading towards Big W, and the exhibition looks great! Lots of space to wander around and view the wonderful artwork on display, and maybe cast a vote […]

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Palette Knife Painting With Annie Palmer

20/7/2019 – At our July general meeting we were once again treated to a wonderful display by prominent Newcastle artist and member, Annie Palmer. Annie shared her love of palette knife painting with us, demonstrating various styles and techniques using different shaped knives. Her effective paintings and enthusiasm inspired us all, and many of us […]

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Jill Campbell Guest Demonstrator At June Meeting

19/06/2019 – At June’s meeting we were treated to another wonderful demonstration by Jill Campbell. Jill’s dramatic mixed media paintings are truly spectacular, and it was so interesting to watch her work and share her thoughts. So informative and generous with her own experiences and down to earth approach, we were all left feeling super […]

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Another Wonderful Demonstration By Cheryl Bruce

19/05/2019 – At this month’s general meeting we were once again treated to an excellent demonstration by Cheryl Bruce, focusing on adding figures to a painting along, with her numerous tips for using watercolours. Cheryl also discussed drawing faces and brought along some of her fantastic journals highlighting many of the portraits she has sketched. […]

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Creative Days At Ocean Blue Gallery

04/04/2019 – Everyone’s getting ready for Newcastle Art Society’s Creative Days happening at Ocean Blue Gallery Belmont this Saturday April 6 and again April 13. As part of our current exhibition the gallery will be alive with demonstrations, artists talks and extra art brought in on the day. Kate Belton, Kaylene Gayner, Jenny Elks, Wendy […]

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Newcastle Show Prize Winners

19/03/2019 – Congratulations to three of our members who were awarded prizes in this year’s Newcastle Show Art Prize. Susanne Gorring took out 1st place in the Traditional Painting (pictured) and Eleanor Anson won the Non-Traditional. Pamela Rose received a Commended in the Traditional.

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Marlene Palagyi Demonstration

19/03/2019 – March’s general meeting began with a wonderful demonstration of watercolour and ink by Marlene Palagyi. Marlene used her beautiful watercolour technique as an underpainting, coming in later with dark ink to create a striking picture. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed watching her work and hearing her tips and suggestions. Discussion of our current exhibition at […]

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A New Year Kicks Off

20/02/2019 – A new year has begun and our first meeting of the year was a great catch up after the long summer break. Awards were presented by president Kate Belton to all place winners from our recent Charlestown Square Exhiibition, with 1st Prize going to Val McDonald for her wonderful watercolour ‘I Thnk I […]

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Charlestown Exhibition Packed Away

12/2/2019 – Our Charlestown exhibition is all over for another year, and once again it was a huge success. Thanks to all the artists who contributed their wonderful works and to everyone who stopped by (and in some cases made special trips!) to enjoy the art on display. As usual our raffle will be drawn […]

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One Week Left For Charlestown Exhibition

3/2/2019 – Tickets are selling fast for Rod Bathgate’s wonderful pastel painting ‘Summer On Nobby’s Beach’, first prize in our current raffle at Charlestown Square. The exhibition is already halfway through, with only one week left to see this fantastic display by local artists. A huge selection of works in all sizes, mediums and styles […]

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