Everyone has the ability to learn illustration, you just need a little guidance! If you want to be able to draw detailed faces – this is the class you’ve been searching for.
Discover the self-taught techniques behind Vanessa’s realistic illustrations and improve your personal style. Learn how to shade and define details, what tools to use and how to bring your drawings to life!
You will leave with some simple yet impactful tricks to making your drawings look realistic, a fresh view on illustration (and how simple it can be!) and a beautiful piece of work you can take home and show off to your friends.
ABOUT VANESSA VANDERHAVEN
Vanessa is a self-taught Illustrator and Designer from Melbourne. Her specialty is detailed portrait work and floral illustration, using mostly graphite pencils and watercolour. Vanessa has over 8 years experience as a freelance creative and has been teaching illustration for the last 2 years. Through her experience as a graphic designer, she realised her passion for illustration and decided to take the leap by going full time at the start of 2017. It is her absolute passion to create, but more-so to share and inspire others where she can!
Vanessa’s teaching techniques may be unique but her approach to illustration is simple: anyone can learn so long as they want to. Learning illustration is a double whammy: it’s satisfying and it’s fun! Join her in a workshop and walk away feeling inspired and filled to the brim with new skills #newskillswhodis
- Different illustration techniques using a variety of illustration mediums
- Experimentation to find your own drawing style
- Basics in creating realistic portrait illustrations
- Paper, drawing materials, erasers, sharpeners etc
- Nothing but yourself!
Vendor since 2014
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
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. If you do miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund or transfer.
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.
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)
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.