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NSA ANNUAL EXHIBITION STUDENT ARTWORKS IN 2017

Written by Mike Lamble   Celebration Night: 7pm SATURDAY 27th JANUARY ( Simple drinks and snacks will be served ). Venue: Mosman Art Gallery Dates: Saturday 27th January ~ Wednesday 31st January 2018 Opening Hours: 10am ~ 5pm Whoopee! Will see you all at our annual exhibition. I want to show you all off to […] More details »

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NSA ANNUAL EXHIBITION STUDENT ARTWORKS IN 2016

Written by Mike Lamble   Celebration Night: 7pm SATURDAY 27th JANUARY ( Simple drinks and snacks will be served ). Venue: Mosman Art Gallery Dates: Saturday 28th January ~ Wednesday 1st February 2017 Opening Hours: 10am ~ 5pm Whoopee! Will see you all at our annual exhibition. I want to show you all off to […] More details »

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REVIEW – Annual Exhibition – written by Mike Lamble

NSA ANNUAL EXHIBITION STUDENT WORKS IN 2015 AT MOSMAN ART GALLERY. Written by Mike Lamble This is the forth time we have had our annual exhibition at Mosman Art Gallery. It is always exciting to see our students’ progress in their artworks the end of the year. As I looked around the paintings assembled, I […] More details »

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NSA ANNUAL EXHIBITION STUDENT ARTWORKS IN 2015

NSA ANNUAL EXHIBITION STUCENT ARTWORKS IN 2015 AT MOSMAN ART GALLERY. Written by Mike Lamble Celebration Night: 7pm SATURDAY 23rd JANUARY ( Simple drinks and snacks will be served ). Venue: Mosman Art Gallery Dates: Saturday 23rd ~ Wednesday 27th January 2016 Opening Hours: 10am ~ 5pm Whoopee! Will see you all at our annual […] More details »

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Beginners Pastel Portrait Workshop by Mike Lamble

Written by Mike Lamble Last weekend ….. Timing is everything I knew my students were ready to experiment with a new medium a few images from my Saturday beginners Pastel Portrait workshop. The materials we used: 1x pot of black pan pastel. 1x set of pan pastel knives. 1x soft white pastel pencil. 1x black […] More details »

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Teens class with Mike Lamble

Written by Mike Lamble This is my Friday teens class. Most joined me when they were 11 or 12 years of age, 4 or so years ago. They are such a delight it’s my privilege to share two hours of their life with me on a Friday afternoon. >> Details about Afternoon Kids Class. More details »

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“Did the ‘Old Masters’ cheat?” written by Mike Lamble

Written by Mike Lamble 3-6pm Sunday 24th July 2016 $70 At last I have chosen a date to talk, demonstrate and what I consider visual evidence by looking at paintings by Holbein, Vermeer, Velazquez Leonardo, Van Dyke, Raphael, to name a few including a number of drawings from the 19th century.  I will illustrate how […] More details »

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2B pencil portrait drawing by Mike Lamble.

Written by Mike Lamble This is my latest drawing of the life model showing the various stages to completion I used a only 2B pencil. Portrait Workshop for beginners Cick here for more Details >> Portrait Workshops – Live model all day Cick here for more Details >> More details »

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“My watercolour portrait of Olivia” written by Mike Lamble

The watercolour portrait of Olivia. Written by Mike Lamble It’s as if she had just stepped out of an oil painting by Botticelli as Olivia disrobed for my life drawing class last term. Models like Olivia are a rare find indeed, or should I say she found me. We have known each other for over […] More details »

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“Hope this encourages you all” written by Mike Lamble

Mike often goes out for sketching. Written by Mike Lamble As most of you know from my talks at the school I love to get out of Sydney and draw at the weekends and in the holidays when I can. Thanks to Ako who has inspired me, watching her practice watercolour most of last year […] More details »

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“A Sad Goodbye” – written by Mike Lamble

Charlotte visited Mike with her dog Zippo. Charlotte was in Mike’s teenage after school class. Now she is studying in UK. Written by Mike Lamble As I write this blog all the clichés come to mind how to describe my feelings such as, pulled in opposite directions mixed feelings,conflicted, this happens to me every year […] More details »

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REVIEW – Annual Exhibition – written by Mike Lamble

NSA ANNUAL EXHIBITION STUDENT WORKS IN 2014 AT MOSMAN ART GALLERY. Written by Mike Lamble This is the third time we have had our annual exhibition at Mosman Art Gallery. It is always exciting to see our students’ progress in their artworks the end of the year. As I looked around the paintings assembled, I […] More details »

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“Mahler Symphony no 3 in D minor” – written by Mike Lamble

Portrait of the composer as a middle-aged man: Emil Orlik’s 1902 etching of Gustav Mahler Art Resource, NY Written by Mike Lamble The irony hasn’t escaped me I will be giving a short talk on Mahler (1869-1911) to a selected number of my art classes during the second week of December, particularly his third symphony. […] More details »

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“Is using photography bad or good?” – written by Mike Lamble

Mike often drives around to do some drawings. Written by Mike Lamble For years I spent many hours working from editors notes and photos supplied by which ever publisher I worked for at the time. I always knew I had produced a successful illustration as FEDEX came to my studio to “ship” it to New […] More details »

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