Experimental Workshop - Brisbane 8th August 2020


From: Saturday August 8, 2020, 10:00 am

To: Saturday August 8, 2020, 2:30 pm


This Workshop is intended to give you an opportunity to try out new mediums and substrates that are applicable for Categories 1 and 2 of the Australian Watercolour Muster - 2020 - please see details below re Categories 1 & 2.

Australian Artist and Curator - of the Australian Watercolour Muster Wyn  will Vogel will work through some examples to show you options for the use of the variety of materials that are available on the market now for 'Experimental' Watercolour.

Please arrive 15 minutes ahead of 10am to set up your table and water etc ready to go!

Undercover parking is free at The Coro Hotel Milton on the day of the Workshop.

This year there will be four (4) Categories for Entry to the Australian Watercolour Muster - 2020 - One Artist from each Category below, will be selected as 'Best in Category' and offered a Solo Exhibition** to be held in Australian Watercolour Muster/Fish Lane Studios Exhibition Gallery - 4 Edmondstone Street - South Brisbane Queensland Australia 4101 - during an agreed 2 Weeks each over the period of the year 2021.

Solo Exhibitions for 4 'Best in Muster - 2020

**Please Note | Categories 1 to 3 inclusive are open to Australian and this year we invite International Artists to join with us in these 3 Categories - Category 4: Is only open to Australian nationals under 30 years at the time of submission of their Work - this is a special Category to encourage our local Australian Art Scene, to encourage our emerging artists for the future!

  1. Experimental Watercolour I – Artwork to be Watercolour based mediums on primed Board - up to 16" x 20" (inch/imperial) = 40.64 x 50.8cm (metric) we are recommending Ampersand Aquabord for this Category - follow this link to find out more about Stockists and Tips for Use of the Aquabord.

  2. Experimental Watercolour II - Artwork to be Watercolour mediums on Canvas primed with appropriate grounds to accept watercolour mediums - no larger than 1 x metre in any direction.

  3. Watercolour Paper - on either full or 1/2 sheet watercolour paper – 300gsm or higher any brand

  4. Entry for Under 30’s Australian Emerging Artist - half sheet watercolour paper – 300gsm or higher any brand

Our Call for Artists for 2020 - commenced on the 5th June 2020

and runs to the 5th September 2020!

All Work must be submitted by COB 5th September 2020 - Please link through to see the

Terms and Conditions, and

Key Dates for Submission of Work

Materials Supplied |

The Australian Watercolour Muster - 2020 will provide small samples of:

  • Ampersand Aquabord and
  • Absorbent Grounds - along with
  • Squares of Canvas for you to apply the grounds to experiment and use your watercolours on
  • We will also have a selection of watercolour pens and sticks to experiment and use during the Workshop
  • We will supply one sheet of 300gsm Arches cold pressed Watercolour Paper for you to work with as well
  • Working space - tables and chairs

Materials For You To Bring |

  • Your own Watercolour paints - any brand is OK
  • Your own Watercolour brushes - all sizes
  • A water container for you to hold clean water and wash your brushes
  • Any tools - such as watercolour or graphite pencils, pens or drawing materials that you might normally use as part of your own style of painting.
  • You're also welcome to bring any examples of your own 'Experimental Work' to discuss and showcase to the group.
  • This is an opportunity for you to ask questions re the Muster plus anything else you might like to know about the Solo Exhibitions and future activities - outcomes from the Muster - 2020

*** You will be able to buy more supplies of the Ampersand Aquabord and Absorbent Grounds - from the Workshop Shop!

Australia in Italy!

Some Links to let you explore past FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy experiences and Australian Work |

Let Me introduce you to 3 of our past amazing -

Australian Artist Representatives to FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy

Richard Tiejun Chao 

Australian Artist Representative - to FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy 2018

With his new Work from his current Studio in Sydney - 'In The Sheds' - Watercolour on large format paper


FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy 2019 - Julian Bruere

With his Work - 'Gino Corsini, Italian Wine Maker from the King Valley, Victoria'

FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy 2020 - Christine Porter

and her Work - 'Shearing Shed Interior'



Parking is available during the day of the Workshop - 8th August 2020 under the

'Coro Hotel'

28 McDougall St, Milton QLD 4064


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The Coro Hotel

28 McDougall Street, Milton QLD 4064

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