2020 WORKSHOPS

Sat 28 Mar and Sun 29 Mar 2020

2 Days workshop -  From Go to Whoa - Scenes of Fremantle in Watercolours

Venue - Moore's Building Contemporary Art Gallery

46 Henry St, Fremantle

$75 / day

To book your place send enquires to myself   davidaconlin@gmail.com

SOME REFERENCES FROM PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS / DEMOS

15 Oct 2019 - Exmouth WA Workshop

I thought the whole workshop was wonderful. 

I felt the casual way he presented water colour  broke a lot of very restricting boundaries that I felt watercolour  held.

I might even have a real try when I get a few more watercolours to play with.

Super interesting how to tackle boats and buildings.  And most of all errors that were salvageable.

I wish him all success in his teaching venture  and hope some time in the future we can catch up for another workshop.

Cheers 

Anne Ransom

Hi Dave

Thanks again for a great workshop. Learned heaps from you.

I can say I was impressed in pretty well all aspects of your organisation, content and delivery. Cant think of any particular fault or deficiency no matter how hard I try! 

I have attached pics of my finished workshop works, so you can see the extra finishes I did back at home (noting your advice from the workshop). I am certainly pleased with the results of your tuition.

Thanks again.

Ric

Considering I didn’t want to attend and was forced by my husband to attend the workshop to accompany Amanda, and have not pickedup a paint brush since primary school, I’d say I would be the least qualified to make any comments but I will anyway.
Delivery of the lessons with video excellent.
Helpfulness of the teacher excellent 
Class level probably not for beginner unless some aptitude was present (none in my case)
Did I learn anything absolutely and I bizarrely remember quite a lot which means the method of teaching was good.
Delivery of class happy and fun.
9 out of 10

Trigg Art Club

On 22 Sep 2018 <triggartclub@gmail.com> wrote:

Dear David,

Thank you once again for the demonstration you gave the members of Trigg Art Club yesterday, it was a most enjoyable and informative morning. We have an artist to demonstrate for us every month, none are as entertaining as yourself.  We have members at every level of their art journey, from beginners to almost professional. You give all of us tips and advice not available in a book but most of all you send us home with boundless enthusiasm.  None of which can be bought. 

We suggested that you make a demonstration video. I hope you find time to do so. There are many videos around but your style of demonstration is so happy and uplifting it would be perfect to watch when things are not going to plan.  I know that I would buy one. 

Kind regards.

Ann Dunstan

President

Trigg Art Club Inc.

Dave

I wanted you to know what a fablous event I was at over the weekend. I was lucky enough to go to the Dave Conlin workshop which was truely inspirational. I felt I learnt more in two days than I did trying to teach myself over the past 6 months.  Hats off to Dave he was friendly, warm, generous with his skills and knowledge and a great sense of humour.  I had a great experience.

Shelly Dodds

Hi Dave, Just to say thank you for the workshop. I found it very inspirational, informative and lots of fun. I learned so much in two days and gained confidence, which is what I needed and I feel a marked improvement in my work now, drawing skills as well as painting and composition. I feel no matter what stage anyone is at on their watercolour journey they will benefit from your workshop and feel at ease

 Kind Regards

Ingrid

Hi Dave, Thank you for an absolutely amazing educational watercolour journey.  This was my first watercolour workshop and I enjoyed it thoroughly. I learnt a lot with having excitement to paint the subjects, the tones, perspective, points of reference, how to draw and paint people and cars ....

Kind wishes

Sheila 

Hi Dave

I thoroughly enjoyed your workshop last Saturday at Jackson’s Fremantle, and loved your light-hearted approach and generosity in sharing your knowledge, which has given me the enthusiasm to start classes again.

Although I had been going to a watercolour class for almost a year, I learned little about the basics especially perspective, and I mentioned this to you before the workshop started. 

Your information about the colour wheel with percentages of colour was a lightbulb moment for me, with that info I realized there is no end of shades can be made from those 6 colours. 

I’m looking forward to experimenting with other sets of colours at home. 

How much or little water, how much or little paint and suggestions of brush sizes was really helpful. 

I was surprised and thankful that just before starting your demonstration painting you took a few minutes to simply and effectively explained and show the class how to archive perspective in a painting.

 

Many thanks. 

Dianne 

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