Join us for our 5 July 2021 meeting at 7:30pm

Vivi Palegeorge will be demonstrating a Landscape in watercolour for us.

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Theory of Colour Mixing Workshop

with Ben Winspear on 14-15 August 2021 – the Booking Form is now available on our Workshops webpage

Our Paint Out on 12 July is a visit to the Impressionism exhibition at the NGV

We will visit the French Impressionism exhibition at the NGV International. No art gear required for this one.  Further details are on our Paint Outs webpage.

Thank you to Lyn Diefenbach for a wonderful demonstration on 7 June

Lyn Diefenbach demonstrated a Floral Still Life in pastels. We are very fortunate to have Lyn demonstrate for us – her work in both Australia and internationally is held in very high regard. In 2019 she was awarded Eminent Pastellist status in the International Association of Pastel Societies.

Below is her completed pastel painting

Thank you to everyone who attended our Critique Night on 3 May 2021 at 7:30pm

Janet Hayes, Leoni Duff and Stephen McCall conducted this year’s eagerly awaited Critique Night where members’ paintings were reviewed by this elite team of painters.

Bev Woodbridge’s painting entered for the Critique Night titled ‘Jenna’

Waterscapes workshop with Lyn Mellady

is open for registration

The workshop is being held on the 17 & 18 April 2020. For more information and to download the Booking Form, go to our Workshops webpage

Thank you to Leoni Duff

for a fabulous demonstration in March

Leoni treated us to an extraordinary demonstration of a portrait of her son in pastel. A Zoom recording of this demonstration will be available to members in a few weeks and images of the completed painting are in the latest VicPastel News magazine (sent to members).

Our Members’ Encouragement Awards (MEA) are back

in a slightly different format in 2021

For more information, go to our MEA Awards webpage

2021 Paint Outs

Our new program for en Plein Air painting days is now online

Please note that our February 2021 Paint has moved to 24 February.  Janette Garbuio and Jenny Griffiths are your contacts. More information is available on our Paint Outs webpage

Best in Show – Annual Exhibition 2020

Heather Peberdy for her painting ‘Chloe’

Congratulations Heather and to all our winners and to everyone who entered and made this a wonderful online exhibition. To see all the winners of our 33rd Annual Exhibition, go to our Annual Exhibition webpage where we keep a link to the Gallery247 website or directly on this link.


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