Art Workshops

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

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Venetian Patina

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

Abstract Painting using Oxidising Paints and Solutions to evoke the Colours and Textures of Venice… an Alchemic Process - watch it change !!

“Often the first reaction to Venice is one of feeling overwhelmed by the astonishing beauty of her existence… accompanied by the terrible realisation that we are witnessing a modern day sinking of Atlantis.”

Tuition Fee: $160* (pre booking and full payment is required before the day)

Fee includes shared Oxidising Paint (Copper, Verdigris and Solution. *Canvas is not included in the above fee. I recommend 76.2 x 101.6cm (30 x 40") or larger canvas which can be purchased from Duthy Street Art Supplies on the day.

What to bring on the day;

  • If you are a beginner the girls at Duthy Street Art can set you up with a beginners acrylic painting kit you will need a few warm or cool colour - to add more variations to your Oxidised Painting.

  • Moulding paste for building up sculptural thicker areas (optional)

  • Palette knifes and rags

  • Flat Painting Palette

  • Oil painters you will to start your first layers with acrylic paint

  • Oil painters, odourless solvent and mediums are a must in studio

  • LARGE Brushes and some average sized brushes

  • Rags and paper towels

  • Spray Bottle

  • Largish containers to put your paint in and for your brush water

  • Paper Towels, Baby wipes

  • Plastic bag (for your used paper towels and rags)


Following this 4 hour workshop Megan and I will be presenting an Information Session on our upcoming Art Retreat / Venetian Odyssey 2020. Love you to join this ‘no obligation’ talk and share a glass of wine and some nibbles with us.

Earlier Event: September 15
Pink Pigment - Abstract Painting