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2018 artXtra Entry Form and Conditions
2019 Lane Cove Art Award Entry Form and Conditions

The Lloyd Rees Prize

Both the Lloyd Rees Prize and the Guy Warren Prize are awarded at artXtra (the annual Lane Cove Art Society Members Exhibition). The names of the winning artists are inscribed on an Honour Board displayed in the Lane Cove Library.

2018 LLOYD REES WINNER  "Granite Country" BY Chrissie Lloyd

2018 LLOYD REES WINNER
"Granite Country" BY Chrissie Lloyd


2017 Lloyd Rees Winner “Morning Glow” by Hiren Patel

2017 Lloyd Rees Winner
“Morning Glow” by Hiren Patel

2016 Lloyd Rees Winner ‘Windswept Landscape’ by Margaret Vickers ‘

2016 Lloyd Rees Winner
‘Windswept Landscape’ by Margaret Vickers

THE GUY WARREN PRIZE 

2018 Guy Warren Winner "Canal Life"’ by Pamela Fairburn

2018 Guy Warren Winner
"Canal Life"’ by Pamela Fairburn

2017 Guy Warren Winner “Foreshore” by Dana Dion

2017 Guy Warren Winner
“Foreshore” by Dana Dion

2016 Guy Warren Winner ‘Still Life with Jug’ by Barbara Goldin

2016 Guy Warren Winner
‘Still Life with Jug’ by Barbara Goldin

Previous Meetings & Activities

Thursday 27 June 2019    Carla Hananiah showcased a diverse range of Winsor and Newton products and encouraged experimentation during the demonstration. The prime goal was to observe how new products influence the creative process. A secondary aim was to see how old products could be employed using different techniques to enhance the creative result. With over 109 colours in the professional range of watercolours, today’s artist is spoilt for colour choice. However beautiful work can be produced with just a handful of colours. We also tried the different acrylic products and observed the resulting marks that were produced,

Thursday 27 June 2019
Carla Hananiah showcased a diverse range of Winsor and Newton products and encouraged experimentation during the demonstration. The prime goal was to observe how new products influence the creative process. A secondary aim was to see how old products could be employed using different techniques to enhance the creative result. With over 109 colours in the professional range of watercolours, today’s artist is spoilt for colour choice. However beautiful work can be produced with just a handful of colours. We also tried the different acrylic products and observed the resulting marks that were produced,

Thursday 23 May 2019
Dario Falzon is always looking for the light! He likes to work on location and initially will do a quick small sketch in watercolour. Back in the studio he will then work out the paint mixture before returning to the site to paint it in oils. He prepares his canvas with either Gamblin’s oil ground or Michael Hardings non absorbent acrylic primer as they allow the oil paint to be more vivid as it is not absorbed into the ground. An initial warm wash on the canvas is used to produce warm harmony throughout the painting.

Tuesday       23 April 2019   Tony White’s approach is relaxed yet he is passionate about creating emotionally charged impressionistic landscape scenes. “Never be a slave to the reference photo. It is only a guide to your own mark making,” commented Tony. Nothing was labored – “just get it done.” Tony harmonized his work by using the same colour throughout sections of the work making it “cooler” or “warmer” depending on whether background or foreground areas were being painted. “If runs occur, just embrace them!” He assessed the artwork constantly, pushing and pulling elements throughout the work until he had achieved his desired emotional response to the subject.

Tuesday 23 April 2019
Tony White’s approach is relaxed yet he is passionate about creating emotionally charged impressionistic landscape scenes. “Never be a slave to the reference photo. It is only a guide to your own mark making,” commented Tony. Nothing was labored – “just get it done.” Tony harmonized his work by using the same colour throughout sections of the work making it “cooler” or “warmer” depending on whether background or foreground areas were being painted. “If runs occur, just embrace them!” He assessed the artwork constantly, pushing and pulling elements throughout the work until he had achieved his desired emotional response to the subject.

Tuesday 26 March 2019
Dee Jackson was courageous enough to do a live demonstration using an audience member as her model. The magic of watercolour was in evidence during Dee’s demonstration as the model’s likeness emerged on the paper. Lost and found edges were apparent. Layers were built up and stronger tones were used to enhance form. Irrespective of the subject being undertaken Dee’s approach is the same. “Let things happen and paint what you see. Just play and see what you can do.”

Tuesday 26 February 2019
Chan Dissanayake chose a scene of boats on the water, which he edited to create a personal statement of mood, light and atmosphere, with a full range of tones and positive and negative shapes. “Failing to plan is planning to fail”, Chan said, showing how he designed his composition, leaving out much of the detail and creating balance. Firstly a tonal study then a colour rough, with the final work done from memory allowing him to work in a loose, spontaneous way. “The best parts of the painting are the things I didn’t paint,” Chan said. “Let the medium work its magic.”

Tuesday 27 November 2018     Jan Latta is committed to raising awareness about the plight of endangered animals. More than that she aims to educate young people about this issue. Consequently to date she has written and self published sixteen books. Jan’s love of wildlife photography was very obvious but her passion to do something positive for these animals is also very apparent. .

Tuesday 27 November 2018
Jan Latta is committed to raising awareness about the plight of endangered animals. More than that she aims to educate young people about this issue. Consequently to date she has written and self published sixteen books. Jan’s love of wildlife photography was very obvious but her passion to do something positive for these animals is also very apparent..

TUESDAY 23 October 2018     Jenny Saunders, of Larry Post (a Brookvale business that specializes in the amazing world of fountain pens) showed that the modern day fountain pen allows creative mark making like never before. She recommended the Twsbi as a “good starter pen”. Sailor and Pilot pens are Japanese brands that give very fine marks. Perhaps the most versatile pen was the Sailor Fude pen possessing a bent or backward facing nib! The versatility of the line produced by this art tool was mind blowing. D’Artrimentus is a German ink that was highly recommended because of its quality as well as being pigmented, waterproof and lightfast..

TUESDAY 23 October 2018
Jenny Saunders, of Larry Post (a Brookvale business that specializes in the amazing world of fountain pens) showed that the modern day fountain pen allows creative mark making like never before. She recommended the Twsbi as a “good starter pen”. Sailor and Pilot pens are Japanese brands that give very fine marks. Perhaps the most versatile pen was the Sailor Fude pen possessing a bent or backward facing nib! The versatility of the line produced by this art tool was mind blowing. D’Artrimentus is a German ink that was highly recommended because of its quality as well as being pigmented, waterproof and lightfast..

Tuesday 25 September 2018
Pamela Fairburn gave an outstanding mixed media demonstration combining watercolours and oil pastels. Oil pastels act as a resist when applied to the paper and are a wonderful tool for drawing. Sennelier was the preferred brand as they blend so well to the paper surface. Marks were made with varying pressure and with free arm movements, while standing allowed more fluid movement across the paper. Candles, sponges, pastels on the end of sticks were all part of her mark making. When watercolour was applied very gently over the top of the base layer of drawing it enhanced the textural quality of the artwork.

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