Cass Gartner Workshop – 29 & 30 April 2019


Monday 29th April – Portraits
Tuesday 30th April – Street Scene
10:00 am – 4:00 pm both days

Members – $120 for the 2-day workshop
Non-Members – $150 for the 2-day workshop
Your place will only be secure once you have paid.

Bank details for the WATERCOLOUR SOCIETY OF WA are as follows:

BSB: 066192                   ACCOUNT: 10254673

As the reference please put your SURNAME-WCG (Workshop-Cass Gartner) and let me know when payment has been made so I can add your name to the list.

Tel: 0414 714 390           email:

You can purchase tea, coffee and lunch from Coast Port Beach which is an absolutely fantastic venue for our workshop.  Please bring along your usual materials, paints, brushes and paper. I tend to prefer Arches and will probably work on that because I like the texture it provides.


I would like to start at 10 am sharp, so please arrive at about 9:30 to set up.Julie

I’ll be painting a member of our society and friend of mine, Julie McCormack and will work from life. If you’d prefer to paint Julie from a photo, please let me know and I’ll provide a colour reference of this photo:

If you choose to paint your own subject, please bring along a good, clear photo with good contrast and great highlights. I’ll talk about how to get the best out of your subject, how to find colour in the shadows and how to make the most of highlights.


We’ll be painting this street scene from my photo taken in Barcelona about 3 years ago. It has great light and shadows, which are so important when it comes to painting anything. I will provide a colour reference cass street scenefor everyone attending.

The busy feel of the day in the distance will be indicated without too much detail to give an impression rather than making it all too obvious.

I’ll work at adding magic to the scene that the photo perhaps might not show. Looking for warmth and cool in the shadows and giving the scene drama.

I’m very excited about this workshop and look forward to seeing you all at the Coast Port Beach Restaurant.


Cass Gartner

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