2013 news archive

Helen's botanical & watercolour art courses for 2013 - completed

Watercolour 5 day workshop                        7 - 11 Jan

Botanical Illustration 5 day workshop          14 - 18 Jan

Watercolour 5 day workshop                        8 - 12 July

Portrait painting                                          27 - 28 July

Painting Birds in watercolour                      26 - 27 October

Holiday sketchbook via ANU CCE             16 - 17 November

6-Feb-13: Helen’s is now madly painting for her 7th solo exhibition at the Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, 4-May till 9-June 2013. 

13-Feb-13: Keep up with Helen’s exhibition painting via her Twitter feed. 

6-Mar-13: The Hon. Steve Whan MLC has enthusiastically accepted Helen’s invitation to open her 7th solo Bungendore exhibition on Sunday 5th May at 11am. All are welcome so come along to the opening.

4-Apr-13: Helen is in the final few weeks of painting. So far 55 paintings are ready and she is heading towards 70 for the opening.

12-Apr-13: Helen has a new Pinterest board containing a selection of paintings from her exhibitions. Helen has today completed 67 paintings. Maybe its time to stop.

15-Apr-13: At last Helen has stopped painting (for the moment). 67 paintings are ready for the exhibition. View a preview.

3-May-13: Hooray we have delivered the 67 carefully rapped paintings to the Bungendore Wood works gallery. Stan the gallery man is hanging them all today. Nearly there.

5-May-13: Helen’s 7th solo exhibition at the Bungendore Woodworks gallery opened on Sunday 5th May at 11am (view a preview). It was opened enthusiastically by local member Steve Whan MLC. A very good crowd enjoyed a great opening and Helen sold a third of her paintings on the opening. The exhibition continues until 9-June. 

6-Jun-13: Helen's 7th solo exhibition at the Bungendore Wood Works gallery has sold well with more than half sold. The exhibition has been extended by two weeks until 23-Jun-13. 

2-Jul-13: Here is Helen's new website.  We hope you'll enjoy it.

23-Aug-13: There are still some places available in Helen's October Bird Painting weekend workshop. Contact Helen to secure your place.

21-Aug-13: For Sale catalogues of Bird, Landscape and Flora paintings are now available. Contact Helen directly to acquire any of these excellent paintings.

10-Jul-13: Volume 4 of Helen's Botanical Illustration DVD series been released.

17-Oct-13: Helen's October Bird Painting weekend workshop is fully subscribed. Helen now has a waiting list for a second Bird painting workshop to be held in autumn 2014. Watch this page later in the year for details.

Exhibitions: Helen has submitted paintings to the Melbourne Botanic Gardens Exhibition, Oct 2013 and Canberra Botanical, Sep 2013.

29-Oct-13: Helen's October Bird Painting weekend workshop was fully subscribed. Helen now has a waiting list for a second Bird painting workshop to be held in autumn 2014. Next week Helen will be attending a workshop as a student for a change with Lyn Dieffenbach in Jindabyne. Following this will be her annual Botanical field trip to Lockhart with her students to paint eucalypts from the Lockhart arboretum.

28-Nov-13: Helen's annual Botanical field trip to Lockhart NSW with her students to paint eucalypts from the Galore Hill arboretum was enjoyable as usual. The E. macrocarpa were all blooming wonderfully.

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