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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ACTION ABSTRACTION - Painting to Live Music

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

Above pictures are from the Action Abstraction workshop on the 22nd January 2017

Abstract paintings can stir our emotions, creatively inspire us, and add a greater level of depth to an entire room simply through the artist’s use of colour, shape, and texture. Alongside music, abstract art is among the purest forms of expression, as it allows artists the freedom to communicate feelings and emotions unconstrained by forms found in objective reality.

How does that music make you feel?

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

Accompanied by Guitarist: Alain Valodoze

Accompanied by Guitarist: Alain Valodoze

About the Workshop:

Painters will then be asked to respond through colour and line to the live music played by Alain Valodoze (guitarist) through a series of improvised sketches.  From these quick improvised paintings your final composition will be derived. These studies will inform their composition for the major work on the larger canvas sized 30 x 40".


What to bring not 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 - APRON
  • 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 will supply light refreshments


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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Earlier Event: January 8
Colourfield Painting / Field of Colour
Later Event: March 26
Picasso - Portrait Painting