Workshop: Experimental Charcoal with Exhibiting Artist Dorothy Wishney

Dorothy Wishney, 'Balancing Act, Queenstown, Tasmania', oil on canvas.

Free Workshop

Saturday 2 September 10.30am-4.00pm

This workshop explores applications of charcoal which encompass techniques common to both drawing and painting. Using the landscape as subject matter there will be an emphasis on creating texture and tone. Participants will produce several experimental pieces leading to a finished work.

Required materials:

  • Dust mask for anyone sensitive to charcoal dust
  • Charcoal powder
  • Charcoal blocks
  • Willow charcoal sticks
  • Charcoal pencil – soft or 6B
  • Black oil pastel
  • Oil paint tick – colourless blender
  • Oil paint stick - white
  • 2 sheets Stone henge paper 250gms (white) or similar paper 250-300gms – smooth surface
  • Plastic card – old store card

Bookings are essential, REGISTER NOW!

Please contact the Arts Centre is you have any difficulty sourcing materials.

Image: Dorothy Wishney, Storm over Skye, charcoal and oil stick, 65 x 50cm.