Have you ever wanted to learn the foundational skills to create portrait drawings?
In this Intro to Portrait Drawing you will be guided through the foundations of drawing a portrait using a variety of materials and techniques. This course will build your confidence and speed in portrait drawing and covers both quick sketches, as well as more rendered studies. During this workshop you will learn both technical aspects of portraiture as well as some more experimental and creative approaches to let your inner artist shine through! Within the course, you will practice and develop different drawing techniques, learn about anatomical structures and planes of the face and head, and gain a practical understanding of observation and life drawing skills.
Enjoy a glass of wine and take your portraiture drawing skills to the next level!
About Julia Townsend
Julia Townsend is a South Australian based Artist specialising in painting and drawing. She has studied art in both France and Australia, and has exhibited extensively. Julia is very passionate about creativity and self-expression, and uses painting and drawing as a means of achieving this. She has a strong sense of colour and form within her work, and a great interest in abstraction and contemporary art.
- Technical aspects of portraiture drawing.
- Gain a better understanding of anatomical aspects to improve your portrait practice.
- A variety of techniques and approaches-both technical and creative.
- A variety of materials to experiment with in class (all materials supplied)
- A glass of wine to get those creative juices flowing!
- Art Journal (optional)
- Any favourite drawing materials (optional)
- Photographs of portraits to work from (optional). (Artist to advise what is suitable for the class techniques. Please note- A variety of photographs will be available to use for the class.)
Dress in clothes that can get a little dirty! (We will be working with charcoal)
This class is suitable for anyone who is curious to learn more about portrait drawing. Beginners welcome!
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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, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle
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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 text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
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Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email email@example.com to organise a refund.
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 text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.