Brush up on your colours | RICArts

GET CREATIVE: RICArts has so many wonderful artistic endeavours on offer during February.

GET CREATIVE: RICArts has so many wonderful artistic endeavours on offer during February.

Beatrice Sheehan is running painting workshops once a month starting on Tuesday, March 17, 9.30am to noon on Complementary Colours. Artists can build up skills in a fun and hands-on way. BYO acrylic paints (RICArts has a small supply to share), paper and small and medium brushes. No extra charge.

Inspired by a visit to famous Lismore founding artist Jyllie Jackson's mind-blowing Lantern creations, RICArts is running another "Lantern Making & Decorating workshop". Join us on Saturday, March 14, 9am to noon, at The Farm, Arthouse and Gallery, Russell Island. $10 covers materials and attendance fee. Learn to construct and decorate a lantern for the Russell Island Winter Solstice Parade. Phone Mandy 0460 404 499 to book.

Entry Forms for RICArts Smell the Coffee, Bay Island Art Competition in May, are now available. Our contact details are below. Entries are open to all mediums, so animation, video and e-illustrators, sculptors, painters, crafts practitioners etc can bite our imagination by their concepts of coffee/coffee culture.

We offer - Monday & Friday - Tutored pottery; Monday - Tutored patchwork; Tuesday - painting in any medium; Wednesday - Craft in any medium; Thursday - Mosaics. Sessions and gallery open 9.30am to 12.30pm. Sessions $5 to attend, including morning tea. Situated at The Farm, Art House & Gallery, entry via Robert St, Russell Island. For details: 0418 445 942. Email - ricartsfarm@gmail.com