Redcliffe Art Society: Artist Demonstrations


Deadline: November 11, 2023

Artists from the Redcliffe Art Society will hold live art demonstrations Saturday mornings from 14 October to 11 November at Redcliffe Art Gallery.

Meet the artists and watch them in action in these interactive sessions. You can ask questions about their creative process and techniques.

This demonstration series is in conjunction with the Redcliffe Art Society Exhibition of Excellence 2023 celebrating the peninsula’s rich artistic community.

Enjoy light refreshments provided during the sessions.


Schedule of artists:

Saturday 14 October – Oil paints with Barry Kidd

Barry has more than 30 years of experience in oil painting and has won the landscape award at the Redcliffe Art Society eight years in a row.

Saturday 21 October – Charcoal and pastels on textured canvas with Tricia Reust

Tricia is a Master Pastellist with the Pastel Society of Australia and a life member of the Redcliffe Art Society. She has written books and instructional videos on different art techniques and taught throughout Australia and overseas.

Saturday 28 October – How to make a white colour flower without white pigment in watercolour with Yoriko Fleming

Yoriko was the RASart overall winner and featured in 15 Artists at Redcliffe Art Gallery in 2019. Since immigrating from Japan in 2003, she has tutored in watercolour and drawing at the University of the Third Age in Redcliffe and illustrated a children’s book.

Saturday 4 November – Oil paints with Julie Purcell

Julie shares her approach to live portrait painting, focusing on character as much as likeness. An active member of the Redcliffe Art Society, Julie holds a Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours from the Queensland College of Art.

Saturday 11 November – Acrylics with Robert Taberner

Robert is a tutor at the Redcliffe Art Society and was the RASart overall winner in 2013. He is experienced in oil and acrylic painting as well as surface preparation. His art explores emotions and ideas around the notion of ‘place’.

Image: Artist Barry Kidd at Redcliffe Art Gallery 2022