Lines, tones and colours cannot speak but they potentially have a lot to say. Let Kevin show you how to make them talk, to make them shout and even to make them sing.
CREATIVE DRAWING – Taking Inspiration from the Natural World with Kevin Boyd
With images and references from nature we will explore ways to draw that best expresses the essence of the chosen subjects along with creative and personal interpretations.
Wet and dry mediums will be used including graphite and coloured pencils, coloured markers, inks and water colour on hot-press watercolour paper. A cartridge sketch book may be used to trial ideas and techniques.
Kevin is a passionate teacher of Art with considerable experience across a range of forums including TAFE, Schools, Community Groups and Online.
With a strong desire to instill confidence in his students to learn from experience, Kevin promotes a learning environment of balancing demonstration and instruction with the nurturing of personal development. Individual expression is always his main objective.
- Quink Ink and any coloured ink.
- Dip pen and/or Fountain pens
- A3 Watercolour pad – 185 GSM minimum weight.
- Watercolour Pencils - Derwent Inktense, or other brands.
- Watercolour paints – colours and quality of your choosing.
- Small to medium brushes.
- General sketch pad.
- Drawing pencils of choice.
- Palette and water container.
What you will learn
- Drawing experiences will be explored that involve the Art Elements and Design Principles using still-life arrangements as subject matter.
What you will get
- Kevin promotes a learning environment of balancing demonstration and instruction with the nurturing of personal development.
What to bring
- Quink Ink and any coloured ink. Dip pen and/or Fountain pens A3 Watercolour pad – 185 GSM minimum weight. Watercolour Pencils - Derwent Inktense, or other brands. Watercolour paints – colours and quality of your choosing. Small to medium brushes. General sketch pad. Drawing pencils of choice. Palette.
What to wear
Casual (Warning: this might get messy)
All levels of skill for adults aged 16 and above.
Our offer to you
Painting pictures is enjoyable, satisfying, therapeutic, good for the soul, great for your social life, combats social isolation, and helps the brain fight against depression and dementia.
Let our expert tutors show you how it’s done because expressing yourself through art is about the best way to be happy and fulfilled.
We cover all styles for all levels.
The Box Hill Art Group Inc. was established in 1952 and since then it has nurtured many thousands of budding artists, as well as stretching the skills of experienced and exhibiting artists.
Moreover, we cater for watercolours, oils, acrylics, pastels, drawing, life drawing and mixed media.
We also offer our member’s access to lessons, paint outs, art demonstrations, competitions, exhibitions and arts awards.
The Box Hill Art Group will open up a whole new colourful world for you to enjoy.
Membership is open to anyone between 16 and 116 years of age. Whether you are just starting out in painting or drawing or have been doing it for years you will love being a part of this group, meeting with like minded people to express yourself visually.
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Cancellations & Refunds
Term Classes: Make up classes are available free of charge within the same term.
Single Classes: Not refundable, however classes are transferable within the term in which they are booked.
No tutor available: Considered to be a regular class if a substitute tutor is provided. If not attended a make up class is available within the same term. If you stay and paint without a tutor a make up class is still available within the same term.
Life Drawing : Members: A make up/transfer session is available for the next life drawing session only if you notify us prior to the session.
Non members: A make up/transfer session is NOT available and a refund will not be provided.
Workshops: Members and Non members: 100% refund (less booking fees) will be provided if at least 10 days notice. 50% refund (less booking fees) will be provided if at least 5 days notice.
All sessions: If cancelled by Box Hill Art Group a full refund will be provided.
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Terms & Conditions
Non members are entitled to only purchase ONE single $25 tutored class.
All additional purchases require the participant to become a member of the Box Hill Art Group.
This condition excludes Life Drawing sessions and one day workshops which are open to everyone.