About Stephen Cassettari
Stephen produces a range of handpainted cards & posters,
also books, and a yearly calendar featuring his poetry and
paintings, plus screens and murals of such subjects as birds,
flowers, landscape, animals, Australian flora and fauna.
An exponent of the art of Chinese Painting since 1979,
Stephen is a full-time artist, writer and teacher of
Chinese brush painting. A resident of Lake Macquarie
where he conducts occasional classes and workshops
and also in metropolitan Sydney and NSW country areas.
Stephen has written over 10 books on the various aspects
of the techniques of Chinese Painting.
These books include the best seller...
"Chinese Brush Painting Techniques".
(Harper Collins, Angus and Robertson)
He has also produced four books of his poetry combined with
calligraphy and Chinese Painting, including
"Footsteps of the Dance" and "Rhythm of the River"
Stephen is a specialist of Bamboo painting, the most difficult
category of the Chinese Art.
He regularly exhibits and sells his work in a variety of places and operates from the Morning Lake Studio, on beautiful Lake Macquarie.
Having studied Chinese brush painting for over 34 years, and taught in Adult Education for over 28 years, he teaches the only correspondence course in Chinese painting in Australia.
Stephen studied watercolor painting at the National Art School in Sydney before beginning an extensive study of Chinese Painting.
He studied Chinese Painting with Amy Huang for 7 years.
Stephen also gives talks and demonstrations on chinese painting,
1 - 2 hours duration, to art and craft groups or others with a maximum of 30-40 people preferred.
* 'The Four Seasons' painted and explained.
* The History and philosophy of Chinese Painting.
* Explanation and demonstration of various painting and calligraphy styles and equipment used.
* During the demonstration 12 original paintings will be produced, after the demonstration these will be available to members.
Please contact Stephen for information for your group's individual requirements.
If you want more information on any of the products on this web site or just want to get in touch with Stephen please don't hesitate to contact us through one of the ways below...
Mobile Phone: 0413 570 190
0402 732 354
34 Todd Street,