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CREATE YOUR OWN WORK OF ART

Unlock your creativity with my art workshops and private art lessons. Learn the skills to create your own abstracts, scenes, flowers, still life or mixed media works of art and express yourself in a new way. 

Delight in the process of painting whilst exploring your creativity and immersing yourself in the sensory expression of self through one of myclasses. You can choose from a variety of classes albeit traditional, contemporary or abstract styles.

Each workshop is designed to be loads of fun, help build your creative confidence and enable you to take home your unique work of art to hang on your wall. Whatever workshop you choose you will get plenty of attention and instruction, and be guided through the process of creating your own fabulous piece of art.

Developing artistic skills, embracing new challenges and being involved in the whole creative process enables students to problem solve, expand their skills and develop new techniques, resulting in improved self confidence for each participant regardless of age or experience.  Whether you are a beginner, hobby artist or experienced painter, my art workshops will have you learning new paintings skills and techniques in a safe and creative environment.  If you’ve never painted before or are trying a new medium or style of painting for the first time then you will be warmly welcomed. 

 

CREATIVE ART WORKSHOPS

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Each class is designed to suit beginners or those with more art experience and are conducted in my home studio in Tura Beach, NSW unless notified otherwise.

Limit of 4 participants per workshop when being conducted in my studio however larger class numbers may apply when my workshops are run at an alternate venue. Morning/afternoon tea provided. Air conditioned premises and off street parking.

ART MATERIALS

Depending on the workshop you wish to undertake you may be required to bring some materials and canvas on the day. I will also supply many items for your use during my workshops, so don’t worry if you haven’t got all of the materials required for the class. 

DISCOUNTS FOR 2 OR MORE PEOPLE JOINING THE SAME WORKSHOP

There are discounts if you book two or more people into the same workshop. So why not bring a friend along and enjoy the experience together.

  • Two people attending the same workshop receive a 10% discount (Use Code: BOOKINGX2)
  • Three people attending the same workshop receive a 15% discount (Use Code: BOOKINGX3)
  • Four people attending the same workshop receive a 20% discount (Use Code: BOOKINGX4)

BOOKING YOUR PLACE IN A WORKSHOP

My Creative Art Workshops can be booked and paid online. Simply click on the BOOK button under the description of each workshop below and you will be taken to my online shop.  There you can read more details about the workshop and see more photos. Click SELECT AN OPTION (to indicate if the workshop is for one or more people) and then select ATTEND. Alternatively, you may pay by direct credit to my bank account, please contact me for payment details.

AGE REQUIREMENT

Minimum age requirement for any of my workshops is 15+ years of age.

GIFT CERTIFICATES

Should you wish to give the ‘Gift of Art’ to a friend or family member then you can purchase a Gift Certificate for a private lesson or one of my workshops. Click here to purchase a GIFT CERTIFICATE

 


WORKSHOPS 2023-2024

 

1 DAY WORKSHOP  – 2024

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This 1 Day Gelli Printing Workshop is so much fun. Using organic materials and a synthetic gelatin plate we will be creating a multitude of mono prints which will be used to crop and montaged onto a 30cm x 30cm canvas board, creating a stunning work of art you can take home and frame.

Art Materials

During your workshop you will be supplied with plenty of paper, synthetic gelatin plates, brayer rollers, acrylic paint, apron, scissors, ruler, pencils, canvas board, textural materials and fibres from which to print. You may wish to bring your own gelatin plate and brayer roller if you have them.

Whilst you’ll have all your materials supplied for this workshop you are asked to bring along a few organic items such as leaves, twine, textiles, etc., from which you can create mono prints. Items will need to be as flat as possible, so please press leaves and organic matter under a heavy weight days/weeks before your workshop commences.

Please wear comfortable shoes and remember to bring your eyeglasses if you need them. BYO lunch, morning/afternoon tea will be provided. Please advise if you have any food allergies well before the workshop begins.  4 Participants only. Age requirement 15+ years of age. A Gift Certificate for this workshop may be purchased from my online shop

FEE: $195 per person

 

 

 


 

 

1 DAY WORKSHOP – 2024

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During this one day workshop you will explore the use of plastic wrap technique, layering with translucent inks and piping on a 3 dimensional medium to give your painting a wonderful lift.  You will be guided through all the processes as you see your beautiful floral painting come to life by the end of the day. I have been teaching my Flower Power workshop for over 15 years and have seen any happy workshop attendees taking their work of art home to hang straight onto their wall.  You can watch a video of me creating a painting in this style here.

Art Materials

You will be supplied with acrylic paint, inks, brushes, apron, plastic wrap, acrylic medium and piping tools. You are welcome to bring your own acrylic paints and/or brushes if you wish.

You can purchase a stretched canvas from the Merimbula Newsagency in Market Street, Merimbula or bring your own from home. It does need to be a new unused primed canvas. You can choose to create your art on a primed thin or thick edge canvas – is up to you. The thick edge will cost more than a thin edge. Any brand is fine. Select a canvas which is approximately 20 x 20 inches (50 x 50 cms). Price of a stretched canvas will start from about $10 depending on the size, thickness and brand.

If you are unsure about purchasing the canvas required for this workshop or do not have access to an art store then please let me know as I am happy to purchase a canvas for your class. Please let me know at least one week before the workshop and I will let you know what the cost will be. 

BYO lunch, morning/afternoon tea will be provided. Please advise if you have any food allergies well before the workshop begins. Hours: 10am -4pm. 4 Participants only. Age requirement 15+ years. A Gift Certificate for this workshop may be purchased from my online shop

FEE: $195 per person

 

 


 

 

2 DAY WORKSHOP – 2024

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This 2 Day Mixed Medium Workshop has been designed for artists wanting to discover the limitless possibilities of working with mixed medium. The workshop provides an opportunity to exercise your imagination and discover your own sense of curiosity and playfulness. You will be guided through the process of layering modelling compounds and paper products to build a 3 dimensional textural substrate on which you will paint. Once dry, you will then build colour through the layering of translucent and opaque acrylic ink and paint, incorporate the use of pencils, stencils, collage and other fibrous elements to enhance your design and bring your artwork to life. Note: Due to the slow drying process of the mediums we will be using it is necessary that this workshop be conducted over two half days.

Art Materials

Most art materials will be provided for your workshop, however you will need to bring a canvas on which to paint and a jar of modelling paste. You’ll need no more than 250mls. You will be supplied with acrylic paint, inks, brushes, apron, scissors, ruler, pencils, pva glue and textural paper/card to collage. You are welcome to bring your own acrylic paints and/or brushes if you wish. 

You can purchase a stretched canvas from the Merimbula Newsagency in Market Street, Merimbula or bring your own from home. It doesn’t need to be a new unused primed canvas, so you are welcome to paint over the top of an old acrylic painting. Please prime the old canvas with 2 or 3 coats of white gesso before coming to the workshop.

You can choose to paint on a primed thin or thick edge canvas – is up to you. The thick edge will cost more than a thin edge. Any brand is fine. Select a canvas which is approximately 12 x 24 inches (30 x 60 cms). Price of a stretched canvas will start from about $10 depending on the size, thickness and brand. If you are unsure about purchasing the canvas required for this workshop or do not have access to an art store then please let me know as I am happy to purchase a canvas for your class. Please let me know at least one week before the workshop and I will advise what the cost will be. 

Morning tea will be provided. Please advise if you have any food allergies well before the workshop begins. Hours: 10am – 1pm on both days. 4 Participants only. Age requirement 15+ years. A Gift Certificate for this workshop may be purchased from my online shop

FEE: $220 per person

 

 


 

 

1 DAY WORKSHOP

Saturday, 12 August, 2023. 10am – 4pm.

In this 1 Day Reflections Workshop you’ll be lead through the process of creating a whimsical contemporary painting of trees reflected on water using acrylic ink/paint on canvas. A variety of techniques and mediums, including the use of masking fluid and plastic wrap technique will be explored. Suitable for beginners as there is no drawing or painting experience required.

Art Materials

Art materials will be provided, however you will need to bring a canvas on which to paint. You can purchase a stretched canvas from the Merimbula Newsagency in Market Street, Merimbula or bring your own from home. It does need to be a new unused primed canvas, as we need a clean white unblemished surface on which to paint.

You can choose a primed thin or thick edge canvas, although the thick edge will cost a little more. Any brand is fine. Select a size anywhere from 12 x 18 inches (30 x 45 cms) up to but no greater than 16 x 20 inches (40 x 50 cms). If you are a beginner it is best to choose the smaller size. 

You will be provided with watercolour pencils, palette, brushes, acrylic ink/paint, masking fluid, rags, paper towel, plastic wrap, water jars, apron, reference photos, etc… everything you need in order to create your beautiful landscape.

If you are unsure about purchasing the materials required for this workshop or do not have access to an art store then please let me know and I am happy to purchase materials and a canvas for your class for an addition fee. I can let you know what the cost will be. Please wear comfortable shoes and remember to bring your eyeglasses if you need them.

BYO lunch. Morning/afternoon tea will be provided. Please advise if you have any food allergies well before the workshop begins.  Hours: 10am – 4pm. 4 Participants only. Age requirement 15+ years. A Gift Certificate for this workshop may be purchased from my online shop

FEE: $195 per person

 

 

 


 

 

1 DAY PRIVATE LESSON

Have your own private lesson designed to meet your specific needs. Your lesson will be tailored so that you can maximise learning new skills and techniques. Choose your medium, subject matter or style of painting. I will be happy to discuss your requirements and design a program to meet the outcomes your desire. Private classes are conducted in my home studio in Tura Beach. You can book a private class for yourself or arrange for a small group of family members or friends to join you – discounts apply see below.

A full day program from 10am – 4pm is offered which includes all your materials (except a canvas) being supplied for your lesson.

I am happy to purchase a canvas in readiness for your class for an addition fee so that you have nothing to do other than turn up and enjoy your creative day. I can let you know what the cost would be as it is dependent on the size of the canvas and quality. Please wear comfortable shoes and remember to bring your eyeglasses if you need them.

BYO lunch. Morning/afternoon tea will be provided. Please advise if you have any food allergies well before the workshop begins. 

There are discounts for booking 2 or more people attending at the same time. Bring a friend or family member along and enjoy the experience together. Age requirement 15+ years of age.

FEE: $350 for 1 person.  $480 for 2 people.  $580 for 3 people.  $660 for 4 people.

 

 

 


 

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CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Should you need to cancel your workshop/lesson after payment of fees then you are required to notify Tracey Creighton in writing a minimum of 48 hours prior to the commencement of your workshop in order to receive a full refund of fees paid. Cancellation within 48 hours of the commencement of the workshop will incur an Administrative Fee of $30. This will be deducted from your refund. No refund will be given in the event a participant does not turn up to the workshop or discontinues after the workshop has commenced. In the event the workshop needs to be cancelled or rescheduled to a later date, a full refund of fees will be offered.