This workshop will suit beginners but also advanced. Participants will draw for entire workshop under advisement or instruction, depending on their personal needs/capacity. They will work ‘in colour’. Jim will supply the oil pastels.
Jim trained at RMIT Melbourne, working for 14 years as a Graphic Designer in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney. He moved to Queensland 1970, taught Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting and Drawing at Tertiary level in Brisbane and Townsville over 25yr period. Jim has won major Art Awards in Queensland, exhibited nationally and is represented in many Regional Art Galleries and in Private Collections, including James Cook University. The most recent Award was the Lyn McRae Drawing Prize 2017 at Noosa Gallery. Jim has illustrated & published booklets on Natural History, far Nth Qld, and childrens books. During 2019 he has produced many illustrations for the soon to be published book; ‘The Magic of Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve’ in association with Dr Les Hall, and the Friends of Mary Cairncross.