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Pastel & Watercolour art workshops
*New Tour
7 days, 6 nights   Sun 15th-Sat 21st April 2018
The picturesque waterways of the Gippsland Lakes around

   with
Lyn Mellady and Julie Goldspink

Two expert tutors, allow you to work in your prefered medium or change at will. You do not have to choose in advance. Both are there to help you gain the most from your travelling art holiday. Bring your watercolours or pastels or both, plus a travel sketch book and camera. You are ready for everything. You will be able to paint, sketch and photograph 'til you run out of light or simply watch the demonstrations and enjoy the company, food and holiday.      

This trip offers you much personal flexibility. Bairnsdale is an easy three hour drive from Melbourne. Accommodation has been arranged at McMillans Resort in Metung. The three bedrom cottages have twin share, double or single rooms with two bathrooms. It is self contained with a kitchen, BBQ deck or dining room dining. There is a handy meeting room and a beautiful wetland lagoon with resident wildlife.      While we recommend that painters stay at the same place for comeraderie and convenience it is not essential.  Non painting partners are most welcome.
We need to know your twin share/single room or travelling partner preference ASAP.
The tour workshop offers
7 days guidance by two tutorts with your paintings at daily painting sites, three assessmant sessions and two extension lessons, daily demonstrations and or tutoring sessions which will show you possibilities or things to consider with your daily artworks. Most days will offer two painting sessions.
This intensive art week tutoring is only $770
Arranged accommodation at McMillans Resort at Metung is
in three bedroom two bathroom self contained cottages
with kitchen, verandah BBQ, lounge dining and more .
Twin share $290 for 6 days (less than  $50 a night)
Single person Room $340 (less  than $60 a night)
Non painting partner $300

Simply drop us an email to register you interest, ask a question or book your spot.  

About Your Tutors: Lyn Mellady – artist, best known for her sea and riverscapes scapes in pastel and oil, trained teacher, tutor to many artists on the eastern coast, 5x paintings in government collections; member of Fusionsix portrait artists, whose exhibition travelled to 3 regional galleries across Australia; art judge and ex AGRA president who established the Australian Art Excellence Awards with the support of Terri Dodd and Australian Artist in 2000. Her most recent article was published in the Australian Artist Magazine in Jan. 2018.

Julie Goldspink – artist, travels frequently to workshops Australia wide. Tutoring in watercolour and mixed media, with extensive knowledge in most mediums. She loves to paint land, rivers, sea or flowers – wherever the light falls. Featured on Graeme Stevenson’s Put Some Colour in Your Life. Her most recent article was published in the Australian Artist Magazine in Dec 2017.



Memories from 2017 tour to Mornington Peninsula and Wilsons Prom.



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