Sarah Larsen, artist

 

Teaching & Workshops

"During the first week in September 2014 school holidays I am teaching in Grafton, NSW for Fay Boyd's Fine Arts School."

"I am also teaching an art workshop together with my friend & yoga instructor Rose Hawkins (www.rosehawkinsyoga.com.au) on the weekend 26, 27, & 28th September in Montville, Qld."

"I travel to Melbourne on the 5th of December to teach a 2 day Mixed Media workshop in Murrumbeena, Vic."

"I am teaching "Painting your Passion – Awesome Acrylics with a Splash of Soul" at USQ (McGregor Summer School) in January 2015, see:  http://artsworx.com.au/coming-events/painting-your-passion/

Sarah has previously taught the following workshops:

Rockhampton Royal Art Society Mixed Media*
Cairns Art Society Mixed Media* 
"Yogalicious"**: this workshop incorporates yoga, meditation, and art! (Biloela area venue)
Exploring Encaustics with Mixed Media, Kingaroy
Bathurst
Drawn to Art - Drawing for Beginners & Intermediate, Biloela
Flying Arts

*Magical Marks in Mixed Media

These workshop are designed to take the student through the basics of drawing and  painting to more advanced techniques. It is suitable for the beginner as well as more experienced Artists. There are many demonstrations and one on one student /teacher interaction. The use of different mediums, their equipment, colour theory and composition are just some of the areas covered.

For more details and bookings  please contact 
Discount given when fee is paid at time of booking.
Materials list provided at time of booking.
Morning and afternoon tea provided. Lunch can be purchased at the cafe or bring your own. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a bottle of water.

Dates:

June 23 & 24 in Rockhampton

July 16-20 in Cairns

Times:  9.00am to 4.30 each day


**Yogalicious - Creations from the Soul

A full day of Yoga, Meditation practice, Art and Personal Exploration with Sarah Larsen. Sarah is a fully qualified   professional Artist and Yoga teacher who loves to incorporate into her workshops three of her life's passions, Art, Yoga and Personal and Spiritual development. The workshop is open to all levels in Yoga and no art experience is required. This is a fully inclusive workshop with morning and afternoon teas provide along with a healthy light lunch, all your yoga classes, use of yoga equipment, guided relaxation and meditation and art supplies and tuition. Numbers are limited.
Please book with 

Date:  May or September, to be advised.

Venue: Biloela area venue, to be advised

Cost:  $120 per person  (Early bird discount when paid in full at time of booking) Minimum of 6; maximum of 16 participants.

 What to bring :

                        Wear comfortable gym style clothing and bring an apron for art work
                        A yoga mat and strap if you have one (Please let me know if you need to borrow a mat for the day.)
                        A blanket and small cushion or chi ball and a pair of socks for relaxation
                        (Eye pad if you have one and wish to use one)
                        A 1.25 lt bottle of water.
                        A small notebook and a pen
                        A hand held mirror.


Sarah’s workshops cover an enormous range of media, techniques and styles.

Adapting the workshops, she caters for all ages, groups, and skill levels.

Her emphasis is on "learning though fun", encouraging individuality and creativity. 

Sarah gives one on one guidance as needed, as well as conducting group sessions . She uses a variety of approaches , media and methods within a flexible structure to encourage her students to their optimum capacity.

Her teaching experience includes community art groups, after school "Kid's Art", adult workshops, and specialised workshops for clients with special needs (Blue Nurses respite, & Anglicare support work).

Sarah is a full time practising Artist running her own studio from Thangool in central Queensland.  She has won many art prizes and awards and sells her work both locally & overseas. Sarah has attended courses at both Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney, and McGregor Summer school, Toowoomba, having won scholarships to do so.

"Mixed Media Magic" workshop at Murrumbidgee School of Creative Arts, Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia - January 2005 A participant at the "Mixed Media Magic" workshop at Murrumbidgee School of Creative Arts, Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia - January 2005

Courses provided:

Exploring En-Caustics and Mixed Media - a 2 day workshop specifically designed for the more adventurous artist. Learn how to create lustre filled art works incorporating this ancient medium. Explore the art of pigment staining, wax resist, relief and cut back techniques, and be enthralled at the three dimensional effect which can be achieved with embedded  collaged items.  This is a versatile medium which has endless possibilities.
Material list provided on application. Some additional equipment is required for this workshop.  This workshop is for adults only as heat guns and a flame are used throughout the workshop.

* Drawing (graphite, charcoal & conte) - basic drawing course - can be done prior to other workshops offered.  Skill level:  beginner to intermediate.

* Active Acrylics - covers the use of the wonderfully flexible medium.  Suitable for all age groups and skill levels.

* Pastels for Beginners - covers the techniques and requirements of this medium, taking the student though all the steps involved in using pastels.  Suitable for all age groups.

* Intermediate & Advanced Pastels - a more comprehensive look at pastel techniques - problem solving, & transportation & storage of pastel works.  

(In both pastel classes , additional workshop time can be structured in to facilitate the making of students own pastels.)

* Mixed Media Magic

This workshop can easily be adapted to suit all levels and covers such techniques as monoprinting, combining different media successfully, glazing, creative collage, and masking.

Number of people in touring party:  1

Estimated cost:  $400 per day plus g.s.t. plus accommodation, meals, and travel + per diems of $60 per day

Number of Participants:  15 maximum, 8-12 recommended class size

Equipment required:  Materials list provide on request, depending on workshop selected

Duration for workshop:  1-5 days


Sarah can be contacted at:  

Hayshead Studio
PO Box 45
Thangool 4716
Queensland
AUSTRALIA
EMAIL: sarahart1@bigpond.com
TELEPHONE: +617 4995 8257
MOBILE:  0419794561
(cellphone)

 

Sarah taught a Mixed Media Masquerade workshop during an art residency for Aramac State School.  Click here to see some of the results!


Sarah previously taught a Mixed Media Workshop at the Grafton Arts Festival.  
Contact Grafton Arts Festival:  artsfestgrafton@bigpond.com


Sarah conducted a Summer School, a one week "Mixed Media Magic 2" workshop, at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW.  
Some of her wonderful students produced these artworks at the end of the week:

Student artwork produced at Sarah Larsen's "Mixed Media Magic 2" workshop at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, in January 2007. Student artwork produced at Sarah Larsen's "Mixed Media Magic 2" workshop at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, in January 2007. Student artwork produced at Sarah Larsen's "Mixed Media Magic 2" workshop at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, in January 2007. Student artwork produced at Sarah Larsen's "Mixed Media Magic 2" workshop at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, in January 2007. Student artwork produced at Sarah Larsen's "Mixed Media Magic 2" workshop at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, in January 2007.

Three students of the TAFTA Brisvegas workshop, creating their masterpieces:
A student of the 2006 TAFTA Brisvegas workshop, creating her masterpiece! A student of the 2006 TAFTA Brisvegas workshop, creating her masterpiece! A student of the 2006 TAFTA Brisvegas workshop, creating her masterpiece!

Summer School, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga Campus:


Students working in the classroom and in the outdoors during the week long Murrumbidgee Summer School at Wagga Wagga. 
A smorgasbord of techniques and painting delights were on offer  from Sarah to get their creative juices flowing. A highly successful and invigorating time was had by all.
 
 For more information and bookings for the School please contact Linda Tillman at the Charles Sturt University  Ph. 02 6933 2064.


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