Paint-outs are held regularly for interested Plein-Air artists. Sites are selected in the Melbourne region with easy access to coffee, food and toilet facilities. These are advertised in the Watercolour News (emailed to members), Watercolours Victoria (Facebook) and on the website. - the monthly bulletin which is E-mailed to all members.
Due to the Coronavirus, the Society is unable to hold it's regular Paintouts as from February 2020. Members will be informed of changes to this decision through the Newsletter and email. We hope you understand and appreciate this decision.
FRIDAY 25TH oCTOBER
Mont de Lancey
71 Wellington Road
Meet at 10.00 AM
Jeannine Desailly is organising this Paint-Out at her favorite place to paint and sketch.
So much to paint including Distant Vistas, an old Church and Slab Cottage, old Machinery and Forge plus a Glorious Garden - something for everyone.
There is a restaurant with simple foods and soup but also picnic tables should you bring your own lunch. Lots of shelter if the weather is inclement.
Entry Fee $5
Please give Jeannine an idea of numbers interested by calling her on 0403204682 or
E-Mailing at firstname.lastname@example.org
MARCH 22nd 10am
STUDLEY PARK BOATHOUSE
Description: Studley Park boathouse is a historic landmark set in natural bushland on the banks of the Yarra River. Historic buildings, boats, bridges and river scenes provide the watercolourist with an array of subject matter. Meeting Point:10am kiosk
What to Bring: Art materials of your choice and personal items
Schedule: Unstructured painting until 12.30pm when we will meet for lunch. Coffee and food can be bought from the Boathouse café. Those watercolourists with more energy may want to paint on into the afternoon Transport: Car from the city along Johnston Street / Studley Park Road, left onto Yarra Boulevard left into Boathouse road, parking available at site
RSVP: Jeannine Desailly 0403204682 or
MAY 25th WESTERNPORT MARINA
Meet outside the Pelican Society Restaurant at 10.00am next to the Pelican Point Park and Marina at Hastings.
There are boats and mangroves and a refinery in the distance to sketch. If the weather is bad we can take cover in the restaurant, have a coffee and wait for clearer skies.
Please RSVP to Louise on 0413018343 by Thursday 23rd May.