Workshops    Edge of town: plein-air oil painting at Chewton

15.10.22 to 16.10.22

A plein-air oil painting workshop in an open space at Chewton, to coincide with my current exhibition, The Edge of Town, at Castlemaine Art Museum.


When: Saturday and Sunday 15/16 October 2022

Duration: 10 - 2 pm

Cost: $200 for both days, $100 for one day

Bookings: In the first instance email me to make a booking:  or ring me on: 0434214356. Payment will be finalized when the workshop is confirmed.


We meet up at Chewton, and paint a short walk from the car. A variety of posible subjects present in this open grassy space adjacent to Forest Creek: houses at the town's edge, an imposing tree'd hill, or a grouping of Poplars. 

I will be Demonstrating the steps to create a successful composition and the process, step by step, of constructing the painting.

I will show you how to look for and represent positive and negative shapes, how to simplify, and strategies for dealing with the changing light.


All levels of experience are catered for. You will be provided with a materials list, an easel is required. If the weather on the day is unsuitable for painting in the open, we will paint undercover across the road at the Red Hill pub.