Description

Learn the unique mixed media painting skills of Alex Louisa as she takes you through the specifics of how she creates her beautiful works.

Alex will show you tips on holding and controlling your brush, basic colour theory, how to blend and layer from her favourite colours.  Alex will share all the ways you can achieve different textures/effects with thinned acrylic, the workshop will finish up with everyone creating their own bird piece.

ABOUT ALEX LOUISA

Brisbane-based Alex Louisa graduated with a degree in Journalism and Creative Writing, before the need to create firmly pulled her attention back to her art. Having worked as a graphic artist for eight years, she now focuses solely on her personal work.

In 2008 she had her first solo exhibition at Jugglers Art Space in Brisbane, and has been involved in a number of group shows throughout Australia since then. Her work is now reaching an international audience as a member ofthe PRISMA Collective, showing with a selection of 30 artists from around the world. Her work has been published in Curvy and Semi-Permanent.

Often experimenting with mixed media, especially in the backgrounds of her works, Alex mainly works with drawing materials or oils, currently with a shift towards larger works. She focuses on elements of the natural world that grab her attention – discovering the intricacies of a leaf or flower, or trying to capture an animal’s individual personality, especially those of the avian kind.

Alex grabs every moment she can to work on her artwork, throwing herself into her painting or drawing any moment that her young twin boys are asleep.

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Class Schedule

3 hr Session

What you will get
  • The use of quality painting media and materials Coloured pencils, charcoal, other drawing materials, and quality Arches paper

What to bring
  • Bring any sketches/ reference images that you would like to paint
What to wear

Casual

Appropriate for

Anyone looking to improve their painting skills and learn from the best.


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Work-Shop

Vendor sincce 2014

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.

From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Northern Rivers, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

  •  Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
  • Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.

2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)

3.) REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

4.) CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Jacqui

06 October 2017 • Paint with Alex Louisa

Loved this workshop. alex has a very natural way of Demonstrating and describing her work. I learnt a lot about the materials we used and about the process taken to create our paintings. It was inspiring.

Lorella

29 September 2017 • Paint with Alex Louisa

I enjoyed the workshop with Alex. I had been wanting to do this one for a while so I was pleased to be able to get in. Alex shared her techniques with us and patiently worked through a sample in progressive stages. It was an easy way to learn. She also shared some great tips on materials and suppliers. I was happy to come away with a finished painting I was quite proud of. Excellent value for money and a great relaxing afternoon!

Amanda

23 June 2017 • Paint with Alex Louisa

The Paint with Alex Lousia workshop was excellent. I enjoyed seeing the demonstrations by Alex and then trying the technics out for myself. It was great to meet Alex, having admired her work for sometime, she was helpful, friendly and bery humble about her magical artworks. A real highlight was seeing some of her works, which had brought along with her to show us. I travelled interstate to attend and the workshop staff were very helpful and friendly, making it easy for me to get there. Thank you.

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