Central Australia Painting Workshop with Annee Kelly

Central Australia Painting Workshop with Annee Kelly
Tuesday 3 May – Sunday 15 May 2022

Annee Kelly


Annee Kelly

Annee is an award-winning artist and a Fellow of both the Victorian Artists Society and the Guild of Realist Artists. She is also a member of the Watercolour Society of Victoria and the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors, in addition to other art groups and societies. She is an avid En Plein Air painter and has been tutoring for over 30 years, imparting her knowledge and enthusiasm to her classes. In addition to French which is her native language, she is also conversant in Italian and Spanish and has conducted 10 European workshops. Annee paints in a fluent and confident style, holds a strong sense of composition and sound draftsmanship and will tackle a wide variety of subject matter. Whilst painting in Pastel and Acrylic, her favourite medium remains Watercolour.


Annee Kelly Art

Watercolour Workshop

This workshop offers 13 days of painting and adventure in the spectacular Australian Outback. Highlights include exploring Australia’s Red Centre from Alice Springs, the outback oasis of Glen Helen, situated in the West MacDonnell Ranges and the spectacular Kings Canyon. For all the colour and rugged beauty of the Australian Outback laid out before your easel, who better to lead this tour than Annee Kelly, one of Australia’s most respected painters. If you want to experience adventure and the best of teaching, do not miss this workshop.


  • Sightseeing tour of Alice Springs
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Painting at Alice Springs
  • Painting at Simpsons Gap
  • The ochre pits
  • Spectacular landscapes around Glen Helen
  • Included dinners at Glen Helen
  • Painting in and around Glen Helen Gorge
  • Painting at Ormiston Gorge
  • Painting at Ellery Creek Big Hole
  • Mt Sonder
  • Painting at Kings Canyon, within the Watarrka National Park
  • Farewell dinner



  • 4 nights’ accommodation in a 4- star hotel in Alice Springs.
  • 6 nights’ accommodation at Glen Helen – basic motel accommodation.
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at Kings Canyon Resort in a 3-star hotel.
  • 21 meals including 12 breakfasts, 1 dinner in Alice springs, 6 dinners in Glen Helen, one lunch at Standley Chasm and 1 dinner at Kings Canyon
  • 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, Annee Kelly.
  • Intensive painting sessions including demonstrations, painting instruction and appraisal sessions.
  • The services of a professional workshop manager.
  • A certificate confirming the successful completion of the workshop.