Mixed Media with Tricia Reust

Using Life Drawings in Mixed Media

Medium: Mixed media
Skill level: All levels
Estimated material cost: $200*

Using life drawings as a base, this workshop will deeply explore mixed media and various painting techniques with a focus on acrylics.

Across the five days you will cover:

  • basic design and drawing principles
  • professional collage application
  • glazing and dry brushing
  • stamping, stencilling and printing
  • working with textured mediums
  • finishing off details for professional standard presentation

Over five days you will draw from life models to create two large canvas and one small canvas work.

Tricia’s teaching process includes handouts, demonstrations of every technique, and as much time with the individual participants as possible.


This class is suitable for those 16 years and older, however if you are under the age of 18 please contact the McGregor Office prior to booking. 

Materials list

About Tricia

Tricia Reust is a visual artist who is proficient at working in most media.

She won the National Mortimore Prize in 2012, has been a finalist many times in the Bald Archy, recorded a television episode with Colour in Your Life and has been published in the Australian Artist as well as other international publications.

Tricia is also a Master Pastellist with the Pastel Society of Australia and a member of several other art societies.

She is a popular workshop presenter and has taught throughout Australia and overseas.

*The materials cost noted is indicative only if you need to purchase every item. You may already have some of the required materials or tools in your artwares collection and therefore the estimated materials cost will be less than indicated. See the materials lists for more information.