IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP RUNS A WEEK EARLIER THAN ALL OTHER DRAWING WEEK WORKSHOPS. IT STARTS ON TUESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY AND CONCLUDES ON FRIDAY 17TH FEBRUARY.
You will be able to book tickets from 9:30am on Monday 30th January.
Lecturer: Stephanie Monteith
Venue: Studio at Hill End Holiday Ranch
Based at Hill End, a four hour drive from Sydney, you will be able to identify and develop your own projects in response to this historic gold mining precinct.
Drawing i.e. thinking with materials in hand, will underpin the program. Choice of mediums will vary with each participant, during initial research up to final project, ranging from various dry mediums to watercolours. Experimental alternatives will be encouraged. You will need to bring your own materials, paper etc. Boards and outdoor easels can be borrowed from the Drawing Department.
Accommodation: Comfortable and affordable accommodation is available at the conveniently located Hill End Holiday Ranch. There is a refrigerator where food can be stored. For a modest fee, the School will provide full catering of all meals during the program. $25 per head per night for twin-share bunk rooms; upgrades available at an increased cost. www.hillendranch.com.au. Rooms are being held but self-booking is required.
As the program commences on Tuesday morning you are advised to book accommodation in Hill End on Monday night. The workshop will conclude after lunch on Friday, but you wish to stay and work for another night.
Meals: $70 per head covers all meals from Tuesday lunch until Friday lunch inclusive. Catering will be taken care of.
Transport: self- drive, about 4 hours via Bathurst. Shared vehicles recommended. There is no public transport.
The Holtermann collection of historic photographs of Hill End. If you scroll down to the bottom of these pages, you can see images from the collection which you can zoom in to for greater detail. You can also find these images in the pictures catalogue by searching using the words holtermann and hill end.