The Inspired Landscape - Acrylic and Pastel (5 DAY TYALGUM ART RETREAT) with John Turton

This workshop is intended to help students move away from just 'copying' images and into the 'Inspired Landscape'. Students are given the opportunity to work in acrylic on canvas with bold use of colour and learn about John's techniques for using pastels as an underpainting. The Tyalgum Art Retreat is a creative adventure that houses the largest gathering of the arts community within the Tweed region. 

Part of our larger group art retreat, this is our most affordable art retreat on offer. If shared dorms are not your thing, then you are best to look at our other retreat options.

John Turton Workshop Description:

This workshop has been designed to challenge its participants to let go and make bold colour choices when creating landscapes. Enjoy full days in the studio creating large scale sized artworks as well as getting time to work through John's incredible colour usage with pastels. If you are a person that requires specific instruction,  then this is not the workshop for you as John works from instinct and encourages others to also draw on their creativity. 

What's Included

To book, email your enquiry using the button below or phone Gillian on 0411 317 606.

$1395 $500 deposit required
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Meet the Teach

John Turton

John Turton holds an array of awards, residencies and teaching experience spanning 4 decades. A master of capturing the essence of the Australian landscape, John's artworks hang in numerous galleries including The National Gallery in Victoria and numerous Council, Private and Overseas collections including Robert Holmes A Court (WA). John has been published in a number of magazines and now brings his wealth of knowledge of the Australian landscape to Artable for his 2 day weekend workshop. 

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