Art Workshops

Art Workshops and speciality courses with Liana Vargas are offered for beginners to experienced painters from Duthy Street Art Studio and Atelier Crafers

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Colourfield Painting / Field of Colour

  • Duthy Street Art Supplies 6 Duthy Street Unley, SA, 5061 Australia (map)

The above paintings were created by painters attending my first workshop on this theme at Duthy Street Art Supplies.

Fee: $180: Includes: Stretched canvas (30 x 40") and refreshments. Suitable for Beginners through to professional painters

While this workshop is inspired by Mark Rothko we will be moving deeper into contemporary 'Colourfield' techniques and methods

About Mark Rothko:

In this Workshop we will be utilising application, philosophy and painting techniques used by Mark Rothko (1903-1970) who is considered one of the foremost figures of Abstract Expressionism. He believed painting was an emotional and spiritual experience, for both himself and its viewers. He sought to transport the viewer to new realms of emotion and perception.  Although his paintings may initially appear simplistic and repetitive, their composition, visual effects and emotional impact are complex. For Rothko, “a painting is not a picture of an experience, it is an experience.” One viewer’s personal experience of a Rothko painting cannot duplicate that of another.

What to bring on the day;

  • If you are a beginner the girls at Duthy Street Art Supplies can set you up with a beginners painting kit.
  • Experienced paintings you will need your paints either oil or acrylic is fine
  • Oil painters you will need a tube of acrylic paint - 1 colour (a ground cover)
  • Brushes small, large, hard, soft, rounded and square
  • Rags and paper towel
  • Containers jars or small tins for your mediums, solvent (odourless) and water
  • Baby wipes to keep (optional)
  • Plastic bag (for your used paper towels and rags)

Don't forget your LUNCH - Duthy Street have tea and coffee and cookies for you.

Don't forget your LUNCH - Duthy Street have tea and coffee and cookies for you.


To book a deposit of $50 is required with the full amount to be paid prior to the workshop.

How to Book and Pay

  • Contact Liana Vargas: or phone 0408136466
  • Payment can be made by electronic funds transfer (EFT)

  • Commonwealth Bank, ACCOUNT NAME: Liana Vargas, BSB: 065 034, ACCOUNT # 10183713 

  • IMPORTANT:  When paying electronically – please advise when transfer complete

    *Please note fee's and deposits are non refundable and not transferrable

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