John is a self taught artist whose paintings are traditional in essence, they have a wonderful ‘painterly’ feel  which is much admired by both the public and his peers.

   Winning many awards for his work, including the Australian Artist Magazine ‘National Seascape Competition’ in 2000 , he has featured in the magazine on eight occasions.  Regularly demonstrating and teaching art throughout Sydney and New South Wales, he has a reputation for conducting workshops that are well structured and easy to follow. For more information go to:


DATE: 12th March 2011 ARRIVAL /SET-UP 8.30 am to START  9.00 am to  4 pm

FEE $25 members,  $35 non members

VENUE : Wollondilly Council Nursery. End of  Wonga Rd Picton.

BOOKING To secure a place for this workshop – booking must be finalised by  

1ST March  2011.  This Workshop will fill quickly and will have  LIMITED  PLACES  

so  first in BEST-DRESSED.  Participants MUST BOOK by calling or emailing JANET DALTON [secretary] as soon as possible,  PH: 46818579. Money to be paid via direct deposit into  Bank or mailing (cheque made out to Wollondilly Arts Group) to Janet Dalton, PO Box 799 Picton 2571 or call her to find out about direct deposit. Materials see downloads page or call or email  Julie Hodges  4683 0808 


   John will be providing each artist with a reference photo for the main subject including figures, but please feel free to bring your own figure photos suitable for inclusion in a seascape. We will be masking off a 40 cm x 30 cm board and doing TWO  small seascape sketches on the ONE canvas board. The paintings above were done in an actual workshop.