Each Workshop has a specific theme, and
Janet demonstrates each technique in an easy to follow, step by
step process, for beginners through to advanced students.
|Graphite Pencil workshop
Learn all about the different graphite pencils and how and when to use them. Janet will show many techniques to use to create texture, tonal ranges and details. She will also show how to use your paper stump and erasers (kneadable, hard and electric erasers) for special effects.
Suitable for all levels of experience.
For more info contact Janet
Cost is $90 for the session.
|Composition and Design|
Learn the different theories of composition as well as the theories that Janet has created to make interesting designs for your artwork. Learning the basic rules, and then how to break them successfully for a more stunning artwork is the basis for any award winning work. You will end up with a manual of information and a process to follow to make designing your work enjoyable and successful.
Cost is $180 for the four sessions..
Backgrounds in graphite, watercolour and colour pencil
everyone has learnt to draw their bird or animal, they then are baffled
by what to put into the background and how to create the different
settings. This worksh we will be learning how to draw different
environments for the creature, from the up close view of the ground, to
the distannt and mid distant landscape. We will be exploring how
to use our watercolour as underpainting, how to use graphite with the
hint of colour and of course, the full colour setting. For
Colour Pencil theory (3)
course uses your colour theories learn in the first course to make
composition and design decisions based on your colour choices.
Pre requisite is having done the colour theory 1 course - not
necessary to have completed the second series.
Colour theory for Colour Pencil (1 & 2)
theory 1 covers all the basics of colour, how to mix colours, how to
see colours in layers, how to use your colour theories instead of the
tonal theories for more exciting colours.
Please email Janet with your booking
2014 Janet will teach how to draw many different FROGS. Different
colours, textures and poses. Adding personality to the frog as
well as rich colours
|Pygmy Possum at Light Factory Gallery, Eltham
Thes tiny possums are a beautiful subject, with very soft fur and large luminous eyes. Janet will be guiding everyone to create their own possum drawing and hopefully some leaves and flowers (flowering gum) as well. Janet will be using Faber Castell Polychromos Colour pencils and students will learn several different techniques that can be used for any subjects. Suitable for all levels of experience.
For Bookings contact contact Margot (03) 9349 1206 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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