Description

This life drawing class will have you feeling more confident and more practiced in drawing the human form.

This relaxed and fun life drawing class caters for beginners as well as more experienced artists, you will learn various techniques required to draw from life.

Drawing from a live model, the class will feature a number of exercises and is broken into two parts, the first hour focusing on quick sketches and warm ups, starting with 30 second, 2 minute and 5 minute poses. After a quick break we will move onto 10 and 15 minute poses where students can practice techniques and spend more time on finished works.

Learn how to draw the human form, and you will be able to learn how to draw just about anything!

ABOUT VIVIAN MARTIN

Vivian Martin, is a south Lismore-based artist. A photographer and former film maker and animator, he has lectured at the City Art Institute in Sydney, and at Kogarah and Wollongong TAFEs. Viv taught budding art students sculpture,‘electromedia’, composition and drawing over two decades, before moving to the Northern Rivers in 2008.

Viv has had an enormously varied career which has included work as the communications manager for the Murray Darling Basin Commission, a stint in commercial television, web design, book illustration, ceramics, sculpture and painting.

He is a past president of Craft ACT and has never stopped creating art in many forms and techniques wherever he has lived and worked.

His great passion is humanity and while he says he likes to provoke people to “construct their own narrative” some of his work has a distinctly political bent.

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What you will learn
  • Learn various techniques the will help you draw the human form more accurately.
  • Practice exercises that will help you gain more confidence in drawing from life.
What you will get
  • Drawing Boards with clips and newsprint and cartridge paper for drawing.
  • Charcoal and graphite to draw with.
  • Live Model.

What to bring
  • Any other materials or paper you wish to use in the class to draw with.

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Work-Shop

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Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.

From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Northern Rivers, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

  •  Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
  • Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.


2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)

3.) REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

4.) CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Sara

29 October 2016 • Drawing Humans! Life Drawing

Vivian is a great and engaged teacher. It's also a privilege to be able to draw from a live model. My drawing has already improved in just two classes and I enjoyed the relaxed and social atmosphere. Good for a variety of skill levels I think.