Your Guide to Art Workshops in South Africa for 2020

Wheter you’re keen to start painting en plein air, you’d like to brush up on your portraiture skills, learn to use a different medium or experiment with a new style, there is a workshop here to suit everyone.
Use this guide to plan ahead for a year of creative possibilities!

Gauteng

19 January Therapeutic Workshop: Shoes for a New Beginning
Place: Helena, Waverley
Teacher: Helena van der Nest, Bookings 0848601610

1 Feb Oil painting Workshop, Mixing Colours that Sing, Organizing your Palette
Place: Atelier Helena, Waverley
Teacher Helena van der Nest, Bookings 0848601610

 

15 Feb Oil painting Workshop: Watercolour pencil drawing techniques, Tools for creativity
Place: Atelier Helena,
Teacher: Helena van der Nest, Bookings 0848601610

7 March Collages and Mixed medium techniques, “Splashing Out”
Place: Atelier Helena,
Teacher : Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610

 

21 March Visual Journal: Tools to find your own style
Place: Atelier Helena,
Teacher Helena van der Nest, Bookings 0848601610

4 Apr Oil painting Workshop: The magic of primary colours
Place Atelier Helena,
by Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610

18 Apr Impasto Oil/ Acrylic painting Workshop: Floral Bouquet
Place Atelier Helena,
Teacher Helena van der Nest, Bookings 0848601610

9 May Charcoal drawing and Tonal values
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610

23 May Impasto Oil/ Acrylic painting: Landscape – “Taking in the View”
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610

6 June Watercolour workshop: Painting with Light
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest, Bookings 0848601610

20 June Ink techniques “Splashing Out”
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610

4 July Composition know how – Pièce de Resistance
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610

18 July Two colour palette, “The Bad and the Beautiful”
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610

1 Aug Oil paint/Acrylics Workshop Textures and techniques
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610


Penfriend’s Calligraphy & Creative Studio
• Tuesday: 3, 17, 24, 31 Aug
• Thursday: 5, 12, 19, 26 Aug
Using the Letters and Ideas from the previous Course we will create a 26 letter Book of Days with a theme using appropriate quotes and letterforms.
• 16 Weeks long: R700 per every 4 sessions
• Looking ahead to proposed Zoom sessions.
Teacher: Anne-Marie Moore – 083 266 5821


22 Aug Celebrating Light – Oil paint, Acrylics, Watercolour
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610

5 Sep Oil paint, Acrylics, Palette knife: Open Sesame – Open and Closed Doors
Teacher: Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610


Penfriend’s Calligraphy & Creative Studio
• Tuesday: 7, 14, 21, 28 Sept
• Thursday: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Sept
Using the Letters and Ideas from the previous Course we will create a 26 letter Book of Days with a theme using appropriate quotes and letterforms.
• 16 Weeks long: R700 per every 4 sessions
• Looking ahead to proposed Zoom sessions.
Teacher: Anne-Marie Moore – 083 266 5821


19 Sep Old meets New – Drawing like the Old Masters
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610

3 Oct Portrait studies
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610


Penfriend’s Calligraphy & Creative Studio
• Tuesday: 4, 11, 18, 25 Oct
• Thursday: 14, 21, 28 Oct
Using the Letters and Ideas from the previous Course we will create a 26 letter Book of Days with a theme using appropriate quotes and letterforms.
• 16 Weeks long: R700 per every 4 sessions
• Looking ahead to proposed Zoom sessions.
Teacher: Anne-Marie Moore – 083 266 5821


17 Oct Palette knife: Inspired by the Impressionists
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest Bookings 0848601610

7 Nov Looking for Inspiration in the world around you
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest, Bookings 0848601610


Colour in Calligraphy
• Tuesday: 2, 9, 16, 23 Nov
• Thursday: 4, 11, 18, 25 Nov
Four weeks of creative inspiration
Teacher: Anne-Marie Moore – 083 266 5821


21 Nov Mood boards, Having Fun and Keeping it Simple
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena vd Nest, Bookings 0848601610

5 Dec Putting it all into Perspective
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest, Bookings 0848601610

12 Dec Holiday projects, Art assemblage and other inspiring ideas
Place: Atelier Helena
Teacher: Helena van der Nest, Bookings 0848601610

Western Cape

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KwaZulu Natal

Drawing Animal Fur Workshop, by Anneri de Wilde.
Teaches techniques for realistic animal drawing.
R700 includes a drawing kit and refreshments.
23 July 2021, 2 pm to 6 pm at The Gallery-St Lucia, KZN.
Contact 078 646 4023

Fluid Ink Painting Workshop, by Marie Kachelhoffer.
R600 includes all materials and refreshments.
23 July 2021, 2 pm to 6 pm at The Gallery-St Lucia, KZN.
Contact 078 646 4023


Palette Knife Techniques Workshop, by Eileen van der Merwe.
Teaches various palette knife painting techniques.
R1200 includes a full painting kit and refreshments.
24 July 2021, 9 am to 1 pm at The Gallery-St Lucia.
Contact 078 646 4023


Art Journaling, Abstract Painting Workshop, by Sue Bernon.
Teaches various methods of creating abstract botanical images for journaling.
R400 includes all materials and refreshments.
24 July 2021, 2 pm to 1 pm.
Contact 078 646 4023

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