Paint Out participants meet for canvas stamping and get-together ahead of the Plein Air Painting Event throughout Lovely Listowel!
9:00 – 10:00 am
Venue: Olive Stack Gallery
Mosaic River of Smalti with Mireille Swinnen (Belgium). In this three-day workshop you will get a chance to experience what it is like to work with smalti in a painterly style, using a full palette of colours.
Starting out from an image you bring in or one we find together, the instructor will help you translate your image into mosaic by explaining one-on-one and every step of the way what choice of colours to use, what shape to give your tesserae, what andamento to use, where to put your lights and darks, why to use warm or cold colours, why big or small pieces, etc. until you achieve the desired result.
This is a fool-proof procedure. No matter what your skills are, you will go home with a serious understanding of what smalti can do for your mosaics and the piece that you walk away with will be a work of art, not just a sample.
As a surplus and to further your better understanding of good mosaics, each day, the instructor will show a vast array of mosaics on powerpoint for you to examine and for her to demonstrate how these powerful techniques are used in the very appealing works of the Spilimbergo students, one of the major mosaic schools in Italy.
9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: Olive Stack Gallery
Collage possibilities with paper with Lillie Morris, Learn how to create your own collage material using a variety of acrylic painting techniques. Make your own painted papers with patterns, textures, expressive marks, to create simple, but dynamic collages. Engage your creative spirit, as we will explore abstract composition, play, make a mess, and have a whole lot of fun in the process. This two-day workshop includes a break for lunch. Register for the workshop
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Venue: The Butler Centre
The heritage town of Listowel offers endless opportunities for Plein Air painters, including the River walk, colourful Streetscapes and interesting architecture, Churches, Castle, Bridges, the beautiful Park and Garden of Europe. Something for everyone to enjoy! Prospectus and Entry Form available soon
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Venue: Various locations in Lovely Listowel!
Wet Paint Sale
Join us for a Wet Paint Sale and prize giving ceremony following the Listowel Visual Arts Week Paint Out. Meet the artists view the finished paintings inspired by Lovely Listowel and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award! Following the Wet Paint Sale the 1st, 2nd and People’s Choice Awards will be announced!
Venue: The Small Square