Paint the Rocks

Relax, learn from the best and paint some of the most beautiful areas of the NSW Coast

South West Rocks on the mid north coast of NSW offers a rich lansdcape of National Parks, Smokey Cape light house and beautiful beaches along with the historic Trial Bay Gaol, built over 100 years ago. Choose from 4 ínternationally renowned artists for this 4 day plein air & in studio workshop & sleep in luxury in the award winning Sunshine Resort.

The Artists:

John Wilson: Masterclass: Australian Lanscape in Oils, John is a highly respected and sought-after artist/tutor & is one of Australia’s leading oil painters, and a multi-award-winning artist
Robert Lovett: Robert has been painting for all his life, in oils & watercolours. He first became known for his Outback Australian themes especially with horses and cattle.
The McCanns: Barry and Lucy have participated in numerous joint and group exhibitions winning manyawards and have been finalists in some of the most prestigious art competitions throughout the world.
Gordon Rossiter: Gordon’s aim is to capture the feeling of a place at the time he was there, not to photographically reproduce a painting, & hopefully the viewer will connect with the scene this way
Please click on the Artist names in the menu above to find out more about each artists work shop.

The Accommodation:**

Whether you want to bring a caravan or stay in our open plan, one, or 2 bedroom luxury villas we can offer you comfort, warmth and everything you need to relax after a day’s painting. Bring the kids or grandkids to enjoy our fun facilities too! Click here to see our special offers for workshop participants for accommodation or use the PROMO code “ART” when you click on the BOOK NOW button above (make sure you enter the dates 2nd Sept – 7th Sept (or 5 days in this period) to get the rates)

The Food*

With a high quality eatery on site (The Full Circle), you will be treated to a delicious welcome night, breakfasts, morning teas & afinal dinner. Lunch packages also available

*Food Package is optional.

** Participants of the Workshop will need to stay at BIG4 Sunshine.

The workshop will be held from Monday September 3 until Thursday September 6 from 9am – 4.30pm. Cost is $600.

For more information visit or call 02 65666142.