Art in Tropical Australia Blog

This is my art related journal/blog, which is meant to keep you up-to-date with new pages and happenings in the Art world in Tropical Australia.

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May 12, 2020

Beach Walk with Flowers

What is a flower? Is it just a pretty thing to look at or does it hold more meaning? Some flowers are purely ornamental, there for our viewing pleasure.

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Apr 30, 2020

Kerri Redding - tropart

I was told my first sentence was “pretty little flower”. So it’s not surprising when I started to paint that plants were the focus of my attention. Spending

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Apr 11, 2020

Southern Shores Sea Glass Project

Who would have thought that 2 months ago I would now be fully engaged in setting up a brand new website! A website that is going to feature my hobby passion

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Apr 11, 2020

Print Day in May 2020

Print at home - show online!

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Apr 03, 2020

Artists Retiring Gracefully

I write this in hindsight & in voluntary social isolation as a way of reaching out to fellow artists & perhaps offering a little advice for senior artists.

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Feb 24, 2020

Inkmasters Print Exhibition for InkFest 20 - Entries Open

Call out for entries to Inkmasters Biennial juried Print Exhibition which brings together the best printmakers from our region with national and international

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Dec 10, 2019

2020 Calendar, Up North, The Essence Of Life In Northern Australia

In this 2020 calendar, Up North, twelve artists explore the essence of life in the northern tropics of Australia.

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Dec 03, 2019

Nocturn

This late hot night A lightning bolt snaps the sea A glimpse of leaping whale.

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Oct 05, 2019

Concerns about the Beauty of Nature - Exhibition - Carme Dapena

Since arriving in August from Barcelona as artist in residence at Tanks Arts Centre, Carme Dapena has been exceptionally busy and productive. On Wed 9

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Sep 11, 2019

SuchIsLitho - Stone and Wood Lithograph Drop-In Course

Everything you ever wanted to know about lithography so you can make great art works! Lithography expert Theo Tremblay will deliver a 10 weeks stone lithography

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Aug 29, 2019

Online Art Exhibition, Up North, Explores Life In Northern Australia

Online art exhibition, Up North, investigates aspects of life in Northern Australia as seen by a group of artists from North Queenslands

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Aug 13, 2019

Call of the Running Tide - environmental sculpture and multimedia event

20th - 29th September 2019 Locations: Port Douglas: Rex Smeal Park, Port Douglas Community Centre and surrounds, start and finish of the Flagstaff Hill

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Apr 30, 2019

PRINT DAY IN MAY - FREE Workshop

Print Day in May celebrates the art and community of printmakers. It’s a day to get together in studios across the world to make prints. Each year participation

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Apr 30, 2019

Intaglio Printmaking Course - 7 Saturday mornings

Join experienced tutor Hannah Parker for 7 Saturday mornings for a course which will expand a range of intaglio techniques, such as hard ground and soft

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Jan 06, 2019

InkMasters Cairns Printmaking Course Lithography and Mokulito

Join Master Print Theo Tremblay for a Thursday evening class over 7 weeks 28 Mar - 9 May 6-9pm. #55 ArtSpace, 55 Greenslopes St, Cairns. The course will

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Dec 31, 2018

Saturday morning etching class - 7 weeks - with Hannah Parker

This workshop will cover elementary techniques used in etching such as hard ground, soft ground, white ground & spray aquatint. During the process of developing

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Dec 24, 2018

Inkmasters Printmaking Workshop - 16/17 March 19

DRAW TO PRINT WEEKEND WORKSHOP DATE Sat 16th March 2019: 8:45am - Sun 17th March 2019: 4:00pm INSTRUCTOR Laurel McKenzie Translate your drawing into another

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Dec 24, 2018

Inkmasters Printmaking Workshop - 16/17 March 19

DRAW TO PRINT WEEKEND WORKSHOP DATE Sat 16th March 2019: 8:45am - Sun 17th March 2019: 4:00pm INSTRUCTOR Laurel McKenzie Translate your drawing into another

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Dec 16, 2018

Printmaking Workshops make great gifts - Make a Book with Rose Rigley

Learn how to make a beautiful, handmade, hardcover book. Bespoke books make a unique gift or a special journal, notebook or go-anywhere sketch-book.

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Nov 21, 2018

MINIATURE BOXED BOOK - 1 DAY WORKSHOP 24 Nov

In the lead-up to the festive season, Rose Rigley offers an opportunity to make beautiful hand-stitched books with special papers with their own case.

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