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School holiday children's art workshops are coming in January 2019.

They will be held on 2 Tuesdays, 8th and 15th January 2019.

Art Teacher, Donna Ling, will present a fun and challenging programme.
Workshop 1 will be Acrylic painting of "jelly fish" or "spooky sky".
Workshop 2 will be watercolour pencil of Mermaids, Fairies, or Monsters. All equipment will be provided, just bring a paint shirt.

Time 10.30-12.30, Cost $20 Register now at the gallery please. Limited places.


Children's Papercraft Group will be run on 2 Wednesday's, 16th and 23rd January 2019 from 10 30am to 12 30pm.

Leonie Tidey has many years experience in papercrafts running card groups and classes and has taught calligraphy.
The activities in January will be suitable for primary age children. Last holidays, parents and carers assisted which made it possible for children of different ages to participate.
TAG Gallery would like a $2 donation towards overhead costs. Also a small donation for materials would be appreciated.

PAPERCRAFT group for adults has been a flow on result from the 2018 workshops, with Leonie Tidey volunteering her time to help people interested in papercrafts to learn the skills and meet fortnightly, to be held on 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month 10.30-12.30, to commence after the school holidays. Register your interest at the Gallery. All welcome. 

 Tilligerry Art Escapes!   5 fantastic Workshops!  Only 1 more to go!

September 2018 was all about workshops. Many new skills and much fun was had by all who participated!  All Workshops were supported by the Port Stephens Council Cultural Projects Fund.

More workshops are to be planned for 2019. Watch this space for details as they are announced, pre-planning is currently underway. Register your interest at the Gallery desk or contact Marcia Wakeman, Workshop co-ordinator by email. Address:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Direct Deposit is available for payment of workshops.

Workshops are held in the Tilligerry Arts Group Gallery at 13 Meredith Avenue Lemon Tree Passage unless otherwise notified..

Postponed BOTANICAL WATERCOLOUR Workshop, date now set for February 2019, see below for details.

Sat 9th & Sun 10th Feb 2019; 10.30am – 1.30pm   Cost $50

Facilitator Jan Freeman. 

This two day Workshop provides the opportunity to focus thoughtfully and closely upon flowers, fruits and features of plants.  Botanical painting is all about layering colours. An initial wash of paint will be put on paper:  Then paints are mixed.

Support will be given about where to start and when to stop, drying parts with hair dryer then stretching the painting once it is finished to remove “cockling” of the paper.

Jan is a member of BASA (Botanical Art Society of Australia), who have previously accepted her prints for sale at the Bi-annual exhibition at the Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne.   She produces Botanical illustration of Flora and Fauna, all painted in non-toxic watercolour and/or Gouache, on Archival quality paper, using the finest artist quality “light fast” paints.