Have you always liked the impressionists? Have you wanted to understand their methods and techniques? Maybe even use some in your own painting?
In this 2 day workshop Ben will give you a comprehensive understanding of the methods and techniques of the impressionists. Beginning with a morning of theory and examples to set the groundwork Ben will then guide you through the processes of painting impressionist paintings.
Suitable for oil, watercolour, acrylic and pastel painters.
Ben Winspear is a Melbourne based artist who works in both oil and watercolour. He has been painting professionally for over fifteen years and has held several successful solo exhibitions.
Ben paints a wide range of subject matter; anything that inspires him at the time, but his love for the Australian landscape is something that stands out.
His work runs the full spectrum from representational through to abstraction, frequently combining both.
Ben is a multi-award winning artist in Central Victoria, Melbourne and surrounding districts including winner ofthe Castlemaine James Farrell Self Portrait Prize and A.M.E. Bale Travelling Scholarship and Art Prize and 2016 Victorian Artist Society ARTIST OF THE YEAR.
Ben has facilitated the execution of several major art projects in schools – and projects in conjunction with local government and private departments – including The City of Greater Bendigo, Coliban Water, NCCA, Department of Primary Industries.
Ben is a tutor at the Victorian Artists' Society, and also teaches privately from his studio.