This workshop builds confidence, generates courage, and breaks down the intimidating process of drawing into easier steps.
Melbourne artist Simon O’Carrigan will teach you the many ways you can make marks on paper to create interesting drawings.
With demonstrations followed by ample practice time, you will test out different tools and techniques and experiment to see what is possible.
You will learn different concepts and will work on different papers to learn how each is suited to different tools. You will use brushes, straight ink, diluted ink washes, pipettes, ink pens and traditional dip pens.
All skill levels are welcome.
Please note: All classes require a minimum of 6 participants to go ahead. In the event of a workshop being cancelled, your booking will be fully refunded or transferred to another workshop or date. For cancellations within 24 hours notice of the scheduled class, 50% of the class fee will be refunded.
What you will learn
- An introduction to some of the techniques professional artists use to help analyse, plan and build a drawing from reference or observation
- The unique properties of ink, and how to use various tools (dip pen, brush, pipette) to achieve a wide variety of marks and tones
- Confidence in your own observational drawing and a degree of comfort drawing ink on paper
What you will get
- All materials are provided in this workshop as well as morning tea
- 2-3 drawings on watercolour paper
- Simon O'Carrigan will be your artist/workshop presenter on the day
What to bring
- All materials will be provided however you are welcome to bring along your favourite pen if you have one
What to wear
Ink is permanent and dries really fast: save your best or brightest clothes for another occasion - aprons are provided for the workshop
Suitable for all skill levels and for children aged 16 and above
Vendor since 2016
Supplier of art and craft materials, stationery and educational products. Our comprehensive range can be found in our online store. Provider of Professional Development workshops in the visual arts. We also provide for schools, universities, local councils, librarians, hospital educators, kindergarten teachers, after school program leaders, and leaders of holiday programmes.
Customer service specialist - we provide ongoing advice on products and techniques and deliver efficient and quick service. We can also assist you with your artroom and budget enquiries. Since our beginning in 1988, Zart Art has remained an Australian owned company firmly committed to creative education in our curriculum.
We believe arts education contributes significantly to the creative & mental growth of our young.
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CancellationsA written/emailed notification of cancellation must be received by Zart at least three business days before the workshop starting date. If you need to cancel, please do so as soon as possible, as your place could be given to someone on a waiting list. If Zart is compelled to cancel a workshop, you will be advised as soon as the decision is made, and all moneys paid will be refunded.
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