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Nest is a centre for workshops and classes with various holistic and art-based themes, they are run within gallery throughout the year; exhibitions, musical soirees and seasonal art and craft markets are also on the calendar.




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Create your own Treescape, Oil painting for Beginners.

Saturday & Sunday  19th & 20th of October, 10am-3pm both days
1-day options $100 per day.
$245 including all materials | Barista coffee | complimentary light lunch.

In this two day workshop you will create your own own 50 cm square oil painting of a peaceful landscape to take home. Karina will guide you step by step through the whole process and students of all abilities are welcome.

You will be creating your own 50 cm square oil painting to take home, based on one of Karina’s tree paintings, “High”, a magical scene where you are drawn upwards to the treetops and sky above. You will learn how to work with oil paints, solvents and mediums, in a two-layer process. The workshop will include an introduction to colour mixing and teach you the importance of hard and soft edges. Karina will show you how to add personality to your painting with different methods of mark–making, and by using impasto and glazes.

About Karina

Karina has been a professional artist for the last seven years. She has a BSc in Fine Art from Curtin University, a Diploma in Interior Design and a City and Guilds Diploma in Interior Paint Techniques. She has also worked as a curator for a large annual fundraising exhibition, Fine Art at Hale. In her life BC (before children) she had a career in Marketing as a Brand Manager for large food companies. For Karina painting is a passion. “ I love the challenge, the experimenting, the endless possibilities of painting – there are so many creative decisions and combinations – colour, texture, sheen, composition, application, etc, etc, etc!!!! I love the whole the process of painting, it can be hard sometimes but when you resolve a painting, to end up with something totally unique that you have made yourself, it’s an amazing feeling.


If you have any questions, you can call Nest on 0412025893, email or just use this form

Earlier Event: October 2
Later Event: October 27
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