Art Tours 2016 / 2017

On our art tours we focus on one location per day, giving everyone ample time to really absorb their surroundings and capture what they are seeing and experiencing.  Artists, photographers, nature lovers, and non-painters all welcome!

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with well-known watercolour artist and tutor Greg Allen
$5,600 pp S/Supp $800 pp.
Limited numbers, non-painters welcome.  Contact us for a full itinerary

Capture the beauty of the stunning Kimberley region of Western Australia.  Ancient mountain ranges, rugged, gorges, epic waterways, and crystal clear pools.  It will be hard to choose what to paint first!

Greg is recognised as one of Australia’s leading watercolour and oil painting artists who is also well-respected around the world.  He has won numerous awards in Australia and overseas.  He teaches in Melbourne (his home base), around Australia and overseas, and has produced 2 watercolour instructional DVDs.  Greg is also a member of the Twenty Melbourne Painters Society.  His teaching methods are fun, clear and suitable for painters of all skill levels.

Included:

  • boab, kimberley, kimberley boab, kununurra. art tour kimberley, greg allenFlights Perth-Kununurra-Perth (other departures available on request
  • Daily painting tutorials
  • Zebra Rock Gallery
  • Mirima National Park
  • Lake Argyle
  • Keep National Park
  • Carr Boyd Ranges
  • Wyndham
  • Home Valley Station
  • Parry Lagoon
  • El Questro
  • Pentecost River
  • Cockburn Ranges
  • Lake Argyle sunset cruise
  • Ord River cruise
  • Motel accommodation
  • Most meals
  • Air-conditioned transport

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Sketching with pen, ink, and watercolour with Artist and tutor Leonie Norton
$3,920 pp (Single Supp $750).
Limited numbers, non-painters welcome.  Contact us for a full itinerary

Capture some of Australia’s most stunning landscapes and natural features on this amazing tour of Namatjira Country.  Sketch and paint majestic gorges, rolling hills and mountains, crisp white gum trees and much, much more!

Leonie Norton is an international artist, author, and ardent traveller, taking travel sketching art groups both overseas and within Australia for over ten years. She shares her enthusiasm and knowledge to teach people of all skill levels. Her extensive experience makes this popular watercolour tutor highly in demand. Her articles appear regularly in Australian Artist magazine, Artists’ Palette, Back to Basics, and Drawing and Inspiration.

This award winning artist is also one of Australia’s most prominent and highly qualified botanical educators, is past President of the Botanical Art Society of Australia and has been educating art students for nearly twenty years.  Examples of her colourful sketches are found on: www.holidaysketching.com.au

Included:

  • Flights Perth – Alice Springs – Perth (other departures on request)Simpsons Gap, art tours, art tours australia, art tours alice springs, leonie norton, leonie norton art tours, aussie redback tours,
  • Daily sketching guidance
  • Balloon flight over MacDonnell Ranges (own expense)
  • Alice Springs Telegraph Station
  • Alice Springs Araluen Cultural Centre
  • Arltunga Historical Reserve
  • West MacDonnell Ranges
  • Simpson’s Gap
  • Glen Helen Gorge
  • Helicopter Flight over Glen Helen Gorge (own expense)
  • Ormiston Gorge
  • Motel-style accommodation
  • Most meals
  • Air-conditioned transport

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Paint the Pilbara    Thu 03 to Thu 10 August 2017 (8 Days)pilbara, pilbara art tours, art tours of the pilbara, ross paterson, ross paterson artist, art tours with ross paterson, aussie redback tours, art tours waRoss Paterson, Ross Paterson artist, Ross paterson art tours, aussie redback tours, art tours australia, art tours pilbara, pilbara, pilbara wa
with Melbourne artist and tutor Ross Paterson
$4,250 pp (Single Supp $780)
Limited numbers, non-painters welcome.  Contact us for a full itinerary.

The Pilbara is known for its ancient landscapes, red earth, mighty gorges, hidden rock pools, and hidden waterfalls.  This land is an artist’s delight as everywhere you turn, there is something to paint.  Come join us and see for yourself.  You won’t be disappointed.

Ross is internationally recognized as one of Australia’s leading and influential watercolourists who is well respected for his “en plein air” paintings  in watercolour, pastel and oil, both in Australia and overseas. A multi award winner in Australia and internationally, Ross is often one of the few watercolourists invited to represent Australia  in World Watermedia Expositions and Biennials, and has had his work published in various books and publications worldwide. These include,”The Art of Watercolour”[France]-the book, as well as the magazine of the same name.  A successful solo exhibition in  China and group exhibitions in Europe have followed, along with an instructional DVD -“Summer Light in Watercolour”, available wordwide. Ross is an invited member of Twenty Melbourne Painters Society,  and Australian Watercolour institute, Sydney.

 This is Ross’s second tour with Aussie Redback Tours, after a very successful Namatjira Country art tour of Alice Springs and surrounding areas in 2016.  You can read more about Ross on his website – Ross Paterson Artist

Included:

  • Flights Perth – Newman – Karratha – Perth (other departures on request)Pilbara, Newman, art trip Pilbara, Ross Paterson
  • Daily painting tutorials
  • Newman
  • Karijini National Park
  • Cossack
  • Dampier
  • Karratha
  • Motel/cabin accommodation
  • Most meals
  • Air-conditioned transport

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Hans Heysen Trail    Sun 01 to Mon 09 Oct 2017 (9 Days)pilbara, pilbara art tours, art tours of the pilbara, ross paterson, ross paterson artist, art tours with ross paterson, aussie redback tours, art tours waherman pekel, art tours australia, australian art tours, herman pekel artist, aussie redback tours, art tours flinders ranges, flinders ranges, wilpena pound
with Melbourne artist and tutor Herman Pekel
$4,275 pp (Single Supp $780)
Limited numbers, non-painters welcome.  Contact us for a full itinerary.

Follow in the footsteps of German-born and widely acclaimed Australian artist Hans Heysen on this carefully selected art tour.  Who better to do this with than artist and tutor, Herman Pekel, whose style and love of the Australian landscape is uniquely his own.  We will visit and paint some of Australia’s most beautiful landscapes including the picturesque Barossa Valley, the quant historical towns of Quorn, Clare and Burra, and the amazing rugged Flinders Ranges.

Herman Pekel is well known throughout Australia and the world for his oil and watercolor paintings, along with his unique teaching style and casual, fun nature.  His style is described as spontaneous, intuitive, with strong design and powerful impact which he produces with energy and enthusiasm.  Herman has won numerous awards, has participated in a travelling exhibition in Taiwan, exhibits his work regularly in the USA and has work featured in a number of prominent art books.

 

Included:

  • Flights Perth – Adelaide – Perth (other departures on request)flinders ranges, art tours flinders ranges, herman pekel, art tours with herman pekel, australian art tours, art tours australia, wilpena pound
  • Daily painting tutorials
  • Burra
  • Clare
  • Quorn
  • Wilpena Pound
  • Blinman
  • Hawker
  • Jeff Morgan Gallery
  • Barossa Valley
  • Hahndorf (visit the Cedars)
  • Motel accommodation
  • Most meals
  • Air-conditioned transport

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All tours include:
Motel accommodation, flights (where stated), air-conditioned transport, most meals, entries and side attractions (where stated).

For a full itinerary on any of the tours, please contact us.