Western Australia Workshop with Bendon Darby

Western Australia Workshop with Bendon Darby
Saturday 8 to Wednesday 19 October 2022

Brendon Darby


Brendon Darby

Brendon Darby is an artist and musician based in Perth, Western Australia. He has had over 50 solo exhibitions across Australia and around the world. Brendon is an accomplished musician, performing professionally for many years and is also a published composer. In what is arguably his most important collection to date, Brendon combined his two disciplines creating “Listening to Paintings - Australia”. 10 years in creation, this multimedia work premiered at New York’s Museum of Natural History in January 2007. Brendon has been a finalist in The Archibald Prize, The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and The Black Swan for Portraiture. He is primarily known for his landscape paintings. Brendon has spent considerable time living, painting and exhibiting in Europe and the USA. Most recently he spent time painting and exhibiting in Italy. For more information go to www.brendondarby.com


Brendon Darby Art

Acrylic and mixed media (Pastels and charcoal) Workshop

This workshop offers 12 days of painting and sightseeing along the west coast of Western Australia from Margaret River to Albany and the spectacular tall trees in Pemberton. With all the colour and beauty of the tall trees, rugged coastline with turquoise water and white sand, spectacular caves, sweeping vineyards, wildflowers and scenery of Western Australia laid out before your easel, who better to lead this tour than Brendon Darby.


  • First-class teaching by renowned artist and teacher, Brendon Darby
  • Welcome Drinks and dinner
  • Painting in Margaret River
  • Painting the famous Busselton Jetty
  • The majestic Boranup Karri Forest
  • The underground wonderland of Mammoth Cave
  • Painting at one of the beautiful vineyards in the Margaret River region
  • Gloucester National Park
  • Painting in Pemberton
  • Valley of the Giants - tree-top walk through the canopy of the trees
  • Torndirrup National Park
  • Farwell Dinner


  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Margaret River.
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Pemberton.
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Albany.
  • 17 meals including breakfast daily, 1 winery lunch, welcome dinner in Margaret River, farewell dinner in Albany and 3 dinners in Pemberton.
  • Welcome drinks and farewell drinks.
  • Arrival and departure transfers and transport as listed in the itinerary.
  • Sightseeing and painting trips.
  • First-class teaching by renowned artist and teacher, Brendon Darby.
  • Intensive painting sessions including demonstrations, painting instruction and critique sessions.
  • The services of a professional workshop manager.
  • A certificate confirming the successful completion of the workshop.