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Our Australian Watercolour Muster Painting Trips are designed to bring together Artists from all over the World to share and paint together to explore techniques and discover new inspiration!


What's In The Pipeline for 2024
Our Australian Watercolour Muster - Mini-Muster Year

The focus for our Mini- Muster year is to created events whereby Artists from all over the World can come to Australia and enjoy our remote and rural scenery to paint and relax - join together for some good times to share techniques, explore pigments both natural and man-made and generally 'Muster' together to showcase to the world what an amazing art form we share - taking Water and Paint and bringing them to life!

'The Colours of Australia' - is our Theme for 2024

We have 3 spots left if you would like to join us!

'Our Remote and Rural Painting Trip - 2024'

-  To the Kimberley Ranges -

With Curator & Artist | Wyn Vogel

We will land in Kununurra airport, Western Australia - and be picked up in four-wheel drive to be transported to and amazing remote and beautiful Cattle Station - where the 'Colours of Australia' abound - BOOKING for this trip will be made via - Rachael from 'On The Veranda' - please read all the information and contact details for Rachel on the flyers below - enquiries to Rachel for preliminary Bookings are welcome now🌞!!


Trips we completed during our
Australian Watercolour Muster Biennale - 2023

- During September 2023 - We are offered 2 'Picnic and Paint' Bus Trips -

During our 'Australian Watercolour Muster Biennale 2023' with the intent - to head out of Cairns during the 'Muster' and Discover Remote & Rural Queensland - stunning scenery and opportunity to meet new people!

'Picnic and Paint' No: 1 - To The Quinkan Caves

co-Hosted by Curator of the Australian Watercolour Muster - Wyn Vogel and Artist Richard Tiejun Chao

This was an early 7am start from the Court House Gallery Cairns - We headed out along the Peninsula Development Road, an adventure not to be missed!

Our Ticket included:

  • An opportunity to take photos and collect inspiration along with Artist Richard Tiejun Chao - ready for the Portrait Workshop on the next Day with Richard as your Tutor - Images and working samples from Richards sketch book etc will be available to you for this Workshop as well - but you will be able to collect your own notes as you walk the Caves as well!
  • Your Picnic Lunch - this includes Morning Tea, given we are starting early at 7am from the Cairns Court House Gallery ++ little individual Gourmet Lunch Boxes and Water - catered by Gathar Catering and The Mungalli Creek Dairy 
  • Entry to the Caves to tour the Caves and meet the local Artists and Guides from the Quinkan Caves 
  • Air-conditioned Bus travel - with Cairns Bus Charters - with a trailer to take you paints and brushes as you will be keen to do Plein Air painting and sketching while you are at the Caves.

'Picnic and Paint' No: 2 - To The Millaa Millaa Falls & Mungalli Creek Dairy

co-Hosted by Artist - Phillip Edwards, Caroline Deeble and Des Lambert

Artist - Phillip Edwards took us on a
John Wolseley Experience to get us thinking about
the landscape and we Paint in a new way!

Our Ticket included:

  • Air-conditioned Bus travel - with Cairns Bus Charters - with a trailer to take you paints and brushes as you will be keen to do Plein Air painting and sketching inspired by the commentary and demonstrations of Artist - Phillip Edwards.
  • A Gourmet Lunch prepared by Mungalli Creek Dairy - this team have created a highly effective Bio-dynamic Dairy and you will have tasted their Yogurt during the trip to the Quinkan Caves on the 7th September 2023, and their ice-cream during our Opening Night in the Court House Gallery Cairns on the 8th September 2023
  • Time to relax -  this is the closing Event for our Australian Watercolour Muster Biennale 2023 and so we are looking to celebrate with you all - and say thanks for coming to Cairns to be with us!

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