Carranballac Homestead Photography and Artist Fieldtrip - Saturday 18th April - 8am to 7pmGet a rare glimpse into one of Victoria's largest and most significant station properties located near Skipton. The property once extended from Skipton to Werribee and was settled by pastoralist, Andrew Chirnside. The much smaller grounds now include the homestead, men's huts, timber cottage with dormer windows, wool shed, shearers quarters, octagonal dairy, meat houses, powder magazine, bluestone stables with stuccoed additions and clock tower and gate house.
Get creative and enjoy a day out photographing the significant Carranballac homestead and grounds with expert guidance from photographer, Tim Lucas. After a riverside picnic, your able to join Victorian landscape painter, Marion East, in the grounds for a 2-3 hour watercolour and sketching workshop or, if you'd rather, continue photographing for the rest of the day.
Cost: $45 (members) or $55 (non-members)
- Transport to and from the homestead - Leaving Birre General Store at 8am. Return at 7pm.
- 1 hour photography walk around with talented landscape photographer Tim Lucas and
- 3 hr watercolour and sketching workshop with Victorian landscape painter Marion East
- Some painting/sketching materials available to purchase or bring your own if preferred. Boards to lean on will be available.
- Bring your own camera - DSLR or point and shoot.
- Bring a packed lunch for a river bank picnic. A fold up camp chair or rug would also be handy.
For more information and bookings, contact Judy Goddard on 03 5236 2647 or at email@example.com by 1st April 2015. Seats limited to 10. Pre-payment required. Pickup at 8am from Birregurra General Store
Who is the daytrip for?
Beginners through to professionals are welcome.