Learn to paint the Snowy Mountains landscape. During this weekend workshop, you will complete an outdoor landscape painting of the beautiful surrounding Lake Crackenback mountainside with guidance from Artist Violetta Strabic.
Whilst enjoying the scenery, you will be shown how to setup your painting station, and guided step by step from composing your landscape artwork, sketching
out the landscape in charcoal, appropriate colour mixing and painting techniques to refine details of the sky, bark, leaves, and grassy rugged textures
of the alpine. *Please note, these workshops are aimed at people with basic painting skills.
13 - 15 October 2017
2 - 4 February 2018
11 - 13 May 2018
LANDSCAPE PAINTING WEEKEND INCLUSIONS:
- 2 night’s accommodation
- Full buffet breakfast each morning of your stay
- Morning and afternoon tea on Saturday
- Lunch on Saturday & Sunday
- Landscape painting sessions
- FREE access to Resort’s onsite, non guided activities
- Limited numbers available to keep the retreats personal and exclusive
From $550.00* per person, twin share in a superior mountain view studio.
If you are travelling on your own, please contact us as we may be able to arrange shared accommodation for you.
Click here for our Landscape Painting Weekend Workshop packages.
Violetta Strabic received a Bachelor of Creative Arts with Distinction in Visual Arts and also a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Communication Studies and
Marketing from the University of Wollongong in 2005.
After graduating, she was a creative marketing coordinator 6 years whilst producing artworks after hours. In 2012 she took up the position as Director
of Project Contemporary Artspace where she gained momentum with her professional art practice, and a insightful understanding of the art world. A year
later she pursed her art career with absolute vigour and passion after her treatment and remission from a rare form of clear cell carcinoma in the
In 2014 she obtained a Certificate IV in Small Business Management, and a Certificate III in Micro Business Operations where she committed to her business
as a full-time professional Artist.
2015 Violetta operated as a vendor at The Rocks Markets Sydney and various other locations selling her creations.
2016 - current. She regularly sells work in Sydney, holds exhibitions, teaches, runs workshops, attends art residencies and works on commissioned requests
from public and private clients.
Her paintings are painted in a surreal expressionistic style, based on interpretations of her daydreaming unconscious mind mingling with landscape, seascape,
floral, still life, and black & white subject matter.
Each work carries beauty with a dash of mystery. When playing with art, she accentuates subject matter in its interpretation, creating the idea of gorgeous
yet eerie flowing still lifes and landscapes in a semi-hidden figurative way like a ‘Where’s Wally?’ poster. Mixing her daydreaming ability with the
use of fractals, she captures the attractiveness and playfulness of organic forms, to draw out the mind’s eye in an appreciative way we look at our
She currently resides in the coastal city of Wollongong where she has a professional art studio setup for creating original oil and acrylic paintings and
also handmade unique ceramic bowls, mugs, platters, vases and earrings. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out her working 1 minute snapshot before and after of 'Peonies Puff' painting on YouTube: