Collection Conversion En Plein Air Painting Workshop with Rowen Matthews

Discover the stars with Rowen Matthews in this inclusive outdoor painting workshop

Rowen Matthews

Rowen Matthews - Evening En Plein Air Painting

Saturday 22 May 3:30pm-6:30pm
Oxley Scenic Look-Out Tamworth

In conjunction Collection Conversion Exhibition, join leading regional artist in a painting workshop that celebrates our beautiful night sky

En Plein air painting is about experiencing painting and drawing whilst in the landscape. The practice goes back for centuries but was truly made into an art form by the French Impressionists. This workshop is focussed on looking at our night sky, and the effects of evening light on the colours of our landscape.

This evening in class will be led by Rowen Matthews.  Rowen lives and works on the Liverpool Plains NSW, Australia, as a full-time working artist who is predominately a painter of the landscape. Rowen has enjoyed many successful exhibitions in both commercial and public galleries across Australia and internationally.  

Workshop price of $65 includes 3 hour workshop as well as a pack of quality art materials from local art suppler Gallery 126 Armidale.

 This includes;

  • 12 x A3 Acrylic Paint Paper 400gsm
  • 6 x CHROMA A2 250ML Paints : Cadmium Yellow , Cerulean Blue,  Alizarin Crimson, Ivory black, Burnt Umber, Titanium White
  • 1 x ATELIER 1/80 Prussian Blue
  • A selection of paint brushes of various sizes
  • 2 x 6mm medium size Charcoal pieces
  • 1 x Fine Art Graphite Pencil 2B
  • 1 x A3 Cartridge Paper 110gsm

A night light and easel will be provided as part of this event. 
We ask participants to wear clothes for cold weather, long sleeves, and trousers, and sturdy shoes.
Bring along your own chair and additional brushes and art supplies if you wish.

In event of poor weather the event will be postoned, we will advise all participants via text message if cancellation occurs.  

The project was made possible by the Regional Arts Fund, a federal government initiative that supports sustainable cultural development in regional, remote and very remote Australia. The Fund is provided through Regional Arts Australia, and in NSW through Regional Arts NSW.

Bookings now open. Numbers limited. 

Art materials, easel included in workshop price.
BYO Chair. Please wear sensible foot wear and warm clothes. 

Additional enquiries. 

Please contact Education Officer Emma Stilts at Tamworth Regional Gallery on 6767 5230, .



Tamworth Regional Gallery

466 Peel Street Tamworth

22 May 2021

03:30 PM - 06:30 PM