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AWS News, February 2014, Page 3

Upcoming Workshops


Kathie Shaw is doing a workshop on Saturday 8 March 2014 at the Lake House Arts Centre commencing at 9.30am and finishing round about 4pm.
The workshop will be entirely on Portrait Painting - drawing the face then paintng in watercolour. Please register your interest in this workshop as soon as possible as there are a limited number of places. Cost will be $75 per person.


A Watercolour workshop with a master
Join Brian Millard on Saturday March 15 and Sunday 16 (or one day)at the Depot Artspace 26 Clarence Road Devonport. 10am-4pm and learn the techniques of the professionals. $120 each day. Stacks of demos and hands on tuition. You will come away with a painting you will love. For full details and list of materials contact the tutor (

Painting Holidays in New Zealand

Tim Felton is promoting a series of painting holidays which mimic the week long schools at Bathurst and European tours .
He has attracted an outstanding group of top Austalian watercolourists and AWS members will greatly gain from any of these leading artists.
Full details are on Tim's web site .
The 2014 program includes

Charles Sluga- watercolour -
2 March to 8 March 2014

Jacky Pearson - watercolour -
23 March to 29 March 2014

David Taylor - watercolour -
13 April to 19 April 2014

Amanda Hyatt - watercolour -
11 May to 17 May 2014



  1. Amanda Brett's weekly classes starting this month at the Browne School of Art and Te Tuhi, I have a new plan for the year and am busting to help you learn to paint watercolour and get creating. Book online Amanda didn't make it to Singapore BUT I'm thrilled to say that the plans for my painting holiday in Italy this coming July are coming together nicely, a few more details to nut out and then I can let you know all the doings - very exciting!! (
  2. Joanne Mortimore's classes start at the lake House this month. Thursday mornings.
  3. Kathy Shaw's classes start this month in the Birkdale community centre on Tuesday mornings.
  4. Brian Millard's classes start at Milford Art Centre this month.


Gavin Fletcher (
Joanne Mortimore (
Chris Ashton (
Management committee:
Gavin Fletcher, Joanne Mortimore, Chris Ashton
Meetings committee:
Gavin Fletcher, Kathy Shaw, Pat Rainsford, Tom Stout, Dennis Clark, Roy Boston, Sheryl Davis
Exhibition and workshops committees:
Joanne Mortimore, Chris Ashton
Gerald Weber (,
Doug Higham (
(person to be confirmed)