Art in Tropical Australia Blog

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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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Nov 21, 2018

The Art of Business....

THE ART OF BUSINESS Or should I say “The Business of Art”? Essentially, we all know what art is, creating objects & images that reflect how we as artists

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Oct 17, 2018

Tropical Vacation Destinations in Australia - Honeymoon Destinations.

Tropical vacation destinations in Australia are safe, warm and relaxing. Port Douglas, in Queenslands far north offers a fantastic destination for art lovers, as well as those just looking to escape a cold winter.

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Sep 27, 2018

Fine Art Portrait Paintings By Yoshiko Kirby

Yoshiko Kirby’s fine art portrait paintings draw on her understanding of the subject, often seen through their eyes – the windows to the soul.

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Sep 09, 2018

Master of Glass Blowing Art Carries On Tradition

Ola Hoglund, master of the glass blowing art carries on Swedish traditions in Tropical NorthQueensland..

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Sep 07, 2018

Transposed To Decorative Wall Tiles - Terry Johnson’s Paintings

Terry Johnson’s decorative wall tiles are fabulous for enlivening small spaces.

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Sep 07, 2018

Digital Fine Art Prints on Canvas or Paper by Tania Heben

Tania Heben's digital fine art prints on canvas or paper are inexpensive but top quality.

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Sep 07, 2018

Painting Ideas -Tropical Fish, Lovers Floating, Reflections on Water..

Painter, Terry Johnson's painting ideas vary from types of tropical fish and lovers floating in the sky to reflections on drops of water.

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Sep 04, 2018

Port Douglas Artists Group Comprises Professional Artists.

Port Douglas artists have worked together as a group for several years

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Sep 04, 2018

National Gallery of Victoria Retrospective Exhibition, ‘Bush Couture’

The National Gallery of Victoria exhibition, ‘Bush Couture’ highlights two decades of Australian fashion designs by Linda Jackson.

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