Tim Bowtell Making it Big Mural Workshop 1

Date: Friday 12 May (Tim is also having another workshop on Saturday 13 May which is an extension of Friday’s workshop)

Time: 10.00am – 3.30pm

Cost:  $90/$75 Health Care Card

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Workshop Description

How do mural painters create such large work and keep it in proportion?

 Find out in this hands-on workshop creating a large scale artwork from scratch, using the same methods Tim has employed on many silos and walls.

Day 1 of 2

  • Introduction/discussion
  • Gridding up 
  • Drawing the big shapes to scale 
  • Block in larger areas of colour

Artist Bio

Tim’s work can be found on walls and silos around North East Victoria. He has spent most of his working life in graphic design and began to dabble in paint in 2005. He studied Visual Arts at Wangaratta Tafe, then had his first solo exhibition at Benalla Art Gallery in 2011. He has won numerous local art awards, and in 2016 was introduced to street art when he participated in Benalla’s Wall to Wall Street Art festival. He was invited back in the 2017 and 2018 festivals. Since 2018 Tim has been creating murals full time, painting public artworks for VicRoads, Winton Wetlands, Strathbogie Community, Monbulk Historical Society, Weathercraft Wines, St James Silos, a laneway in Rochester dedicated to Ron Iddles ‘The Good Cop.’ In 2020 he completed his most significant project, six enormous silos in Colbinabbin. He recently completed a large mural for Harris Farm Markets Albury store.