Art is... for you to create



with Robert Knight

These workshops By Robert Knight will contain Insight into Roberts unique styles in the both of these mediums using demonstrations, and an easy step by step approach  Learn how to simplify your subjects so you draw/paint with ease. The focus of these workshops will be interpreting the landscape and using techniques
i.e brushstrokes and expressive mark making

Beginners (some experience) – Advanced

Date: Charcoal -Saturday 8 June

Acrylic Monday 10 June 9:30-3:30pm

Cost: $100 per day

Early bird booking (by 15th May) $85

Venue: Jubilee Hall

19-21 Roberts Avenue, Horsham VIC 3400

Refund Policy: To assist in the management of this workshop program a cancellation process is essential. Cancellation must be in writing/email to: Cancellations to 30th May 2019 refund 80% of fees paid;  cancellations from 31st May 2019 -refund 50% of fees paid.

Born in Melbourne and now living in the Yarra Valley in Victoria.

Robert has been painting since the mid eighties , his style has been described as contemporary realism with a design element .His paintings have a strong focal point surrounded by soft focus to make the painting have a strong impact.

      His painting technique includes using palette knife and juicy brush strokes to achieve the final result.

Robert loves to draw in charcoal in the same loose style .

He has won numerous awards ,including Best Oil/Acrylic Camberwell Rotary Art Show   2018,   Best Acrylic “T he  Great Art Show “Berwick 2019


Best In Show Kilmore Art Expo 2015 ,Most Popular Painting St. Kevin’s Art Show 2016 and The Art Excellence Award Australian Guild of Realist Artists 2004 and is a Fellow of A.G.R.A. , Ringwood Art Society and Valley Ten

Charcoal Workshop Materials list:

2 sheets 300 GSM - Water colour paper -Rough Texture (I use Saunders)

Charcoal Assorted: Willow stick charcoal

                        Compressed charcoal

Kneadable erazor

Rubber (pencil) erazer

Plastic bag for rubbish


I piece of medium grade sandpaper

Backing board

Drop cloth

Roll of masking tape

Acrylic Workshop Materials list:

Stretched Canvas 60x60 white (Gesso)

Acrylic paints:  Titanium White

                   Yellow oxide

                   Cadmium Yellow Light

                   Ultramarine Blue

                   Cobalt Blue

                   Cadmium Red

                   Alizarin Permanent

                   Pthalo Blue

                   Raw Sienna


Mediums: Binder Medium

             Retarder medium 

I mostly use Mattesse or Golden paints. If you have Interactive acrylics please bring the appropriate mediums


paper towel

drop cloth

waterspray bottle (fine mist)

Palette - not too small

water containers

easel ?

Brushes:  20ml taklon flat

            30ml brush

            Assorted artists brushes (flats)

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