Life Drawing Workshop taught by me (Frances Cannon) hosted at Pink Ember Studio.
THIS IS AN 18+ EVENT
This life drawing class will prioritise queer and marginalised bodies (both models and students) and provide a positive, affirming, and safe environment of body love and creativity.
Students can expect:
To have materials provided for (no need to bring anything except a willingness to learn and a positive attitude)
To learn basic drawing skills in a judgement free environment
To be guided through a variety of drawing exercises
To be surrounded by positive affirmation
To learn how to use different materials including pencil, ink, charcoal etc
Snacks and drinks provided
No photography while the life drawing is taking place
No judgemental comments are to be made towards models or other students
Any disrespectful people will be asked to leave
All supplies must be left at the studio (you may take your drawings with you)
6pm - 6:15pm: Students and model arrive, time to socialise and chat, choose your materials, have a snack, free drawing time.
6:30pm - 7:30pm: Life Drawing
This part of the class will include multiple short poses (20 second, 1 minute, 5 minute etc) and 1 - 2 longer poses (15 - 20 minute).
- Basic drawing skills in a judgement free environment
- How to use different materials including pencil, ink, charcoal etc
- All materials will be provided
- Snacks and drinks
Limited parking on side street.
Studio close to Batman Station and Coburg Station as well as Sydney Road.
- No need to bring anything except a willingness to learn and a positive attitude!
Open to everyone interested!
Vendor since 2019
Frances Cannon is a queer, multidisciplinary artist based in Melbourne/Narrm. She works predominantly in drawing and painting in ink, gouache and watercolour. Frances is well known for her simple yet nuanced style of black and white illustration. Frances' work examines ideas of body-love and body-loathing, anxiety, relationships, sex and sexuality, gender, and bodily functions. Her work can be viewed as diaristic as it is based on personal experience. Frances has been involved in ten successful solo shows at galleries including Tinning Street, Off the Kerb, Courthouse Youth Arts Centre, and numerous group shows at galleries including: Montsalvat, RMIT Gallery, Neon Park, Rubicon ARI, and Fort Delta. Frances has worked with with Teen-Vogue, Gucci, Refinery 29, Third Drawer Down, and has been published in Frankie, Yen, Teen-Vogue, Bustle, HuffPost, Dazed and Confused, Vogue, SBS Australia, i-D Mag, Rookie and many more. Frances is the co-owner and director of Pink Ember Studios in Coburg.
Frances Cannon Art requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Frances Cannon Art to organise a refund or transfer
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Frances Cannon Art or organised by Frances Cannon Art must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
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 Frances Cannon Art.
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Frances Cannon Art unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Frances Cannon Art classes and events or on Frances Cannon Art’s premises. (For use of Frances Cannon Art marketing materials).
Frances Cannon Art requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer.
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.