In this three hour workshop students will be introduced to the basics of life drawing using a professional life model. Artist, Cath Anicic will take you through various exercises that will help you warm up using traditional methods. You'll learn the standard measures and proportions artists use to achieve naturalistic and expressive figure drawings using drawing media, such as graphite, pastels and charcoal. Unwind in a relaxed and friendly environment with a glass of French bubbles and cheese and biscuits while you try your hand at life drawing, unleash your inner artist as you go on to do a drawing worthy of framing. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners with no drawing experience to people with some drawing abitily. All materials provided.

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What you will learn
  • Execute warm-up or preparatory drawings
  • Produce drawings which interpret the figure in an expressive and perceptive manner
What you will get
  • Warm up sketches
  • A finished drawing
  • Champagne, cheese and biscuits
  • Expert tuition from an experienced teacher!

What to bring
  • Just yourself
What to wear

Casual, it may get messy (aprons provided)

Appropriate for

Adults - beginners


Aa is for Art

Vendor since 2014

Anna is recognised as one of Australia leading costume jewellery designers. Her work is regularly represented in fashion and bridal publications and parades including Fashion Week. Anna has many commissions from film and theatre companies and has also participated in many group exhibitions. Her design interests have extended from costume to other areas including lead lighting, mosaic, sculpture, printing and fine art techniques, millinery, and metal and theatrical costumes. She also works as a freelance stylist for bridal and fashion photo shoots.

During the last twenty years of running her costume jewellery label ‘Elysian Creations’ she has trained many staff how to craft and assemble costume jewellery, bridal millinery and costumes, and extended this twelve years ago to teaching children and adults how to make jewellery and art and craft creations. See Anna’s work on Instagram @elysiancreations @aaisforart

After many years of working in the fashion industry and becoming a mother of two, Anna’s passion for teaching and sharing her extensive knowledge in jewellery making and art and craft techniques has grown from teaching at schools to running classes and workshops at her own studioAa is for art in Melbourne’s inner west.

She believes everyone has the ability to be creative and with positive encouragement can produce beautiful artwork. She also believes creativity has a calming effect on children and builds confidence through a sense of achievement, she loves inspiring children to push the boundaries of what they think they are capable of to send them to next level.

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