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Landscape in Oils Demo | Herman Pekel

About this event

Be entertained with one of the world’s best landscape master painters, as he creates a landscape painting before your very eyes with his bold and confident brush strokes. Herman is an expressionist painter, a passionate painter and paints with energy and enthusiasm. He is a spontaneous and intuitive painter and has travelled all over the world with his exhibitions and painting workshops.

“If in doubt of where to start, start with the focal point.” "Colour will never give you an image, but tone will."

Who is this workshop suitable for?

Everyone is welcome!

What do I need to bring?

Nothing at all.

What is provided?

• Cheese and wine included
• a friendly, supportive and encouraging learning environment
• connection to the Brisbane Painting Classes art community

About the artist

Herman Pekel was born to Dutch parents in Melbourne, Victoria in 1956. Herman was the winner of the Camberwell Rotary Watercolour prize in 1993 and was previously three times a finalist in Camberwell’s Travel Scholarship Award, winner of the 1989 Camberwell Watercolour Prize and also the Travel Study Scholarship in 1989. He has also won many other awards, including the Camberwell Rotary Art Show’s Best Oil in 2004, the Camberwell Rotary Watercolour prize in 1989, 1993, 1995 and 2006, the Camberwell Rotary Travel Scholarship in 1989, and in 1989 and 1993 he won the Alice Bale Award. In 1994 the National Taiwan Art Institute asked Herman to participate in a book and travelling exhibition with selected artists from Australia, USA and Taiwan.

Herman exhibits his work regularly in the USA.

His works are featured in the books “Australian Impressionist and Realist Artists” which features Australian Artists and was compiled by Tom Roberts, “120 Years of Watercolourists”, by the Australian Realist Artists, “Artists and Galleries of Australia and New Zealand” by Max Germaine and “Profile on Contemporary Watercolours”.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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