Portraiture Workshop with Sally Ryan


3 day intensive workshop

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THIS WORKSHOP IS PLANNED FOR AUGUST 28th-30th 2020 – limited places.


d’AIRY CReATivE is excited to announce the return of Sally Ryan to the Atelier. The three day workshop will run from Friday 28th – Sunday 30 August 2020. Each day will run from 10-4pm.

 Join Master tutor, Sally Ryan, Australian painter and portrait artist and spend 3 days developing a single full figure portrait painting from life. Working directly onto the canvas with paint, the full figure will initially be ‘blocked in’ and then carefully modelled over an extended period. All aspects of this process will be discussed and demonstrated with individual instruction given. The focus will be modelling form, colour mixing for painting flesh and paint handling. Some experience with drawing and painting is desirable but the workshop is suitable for all levels. 

Sally is a member of Portrait Artist’s Australia and teaches portraiture and figure painting at Julian Ashton Art School. Sally’s style can be described as contemporary realism.

What is included:  Tuition, model. Easels are available. A full material list will be provided.

Course fee: $450

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If you would like to use the Atelier d’AIRY CReATivE Easels please add our COVID cleaning surcharge.

Further information on the course content: contact Sally Ryan at  sally_ryan@hotmail.com or phone 0418 438 098. For booking information, advice on accommodation options, etc, and general details contact the Atelier.


Tutor: www.sallyryanartist.com

Sally is a professional artist with a style best described as “contemporary realism” and includes works in graphite, charcoal and oil with life-like representation of the subject being of utmost importance.

She has been a finalist in some of Australia’s most prestigious art prizes including the Archibald and Moran Prizes.

With formal qualifications in design and teaching she is a great tutor and mentor for anyone looking to either improve their skills or pursue a career based in the visual arts.


Atelier dAIRY CReATivE can help arrange your full weekend ‘experience package’, including accommodation in one of Bathurst’s historic or modern guesthouses. We would love you to experience our fine local food and wine and even meet a local wine-maker to learn about and taste Cool Climate wines of the region. Take in the very best of the Central Tablelands while honing your artistic skills with a special group of new friends, or bring your friends with you, even if they are not drawing there is plenty to explore in our region!

Contact us with any questions and to discuss special offers.


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