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Drawing and painting: Dynamic self-portraits 12-17 years

Learn to paint dynamic self-portraits in this intensive 1-day workshop for teens

Produced by the City of Sydney

Bookings open 6 June 2018.

Join us for this fun and intensive full-day youth workshop, where you’ll learn to paint realistic and dynamic self-portraits.

Our experienced tutor will teach you a range of formal and experimental techniques and introduce you to working with a selection of acrylic mediums. We will learn about facial proportion and anatomy while experimenting with unconventional materials such as wax resist, ink and salt, on professional watercolour paper.

We begin the day by learning about facial proportion and anatomy, to help you plan and create accurate drawings. You’ll go on to learn basic colour theory, and have fun experimenting with unconventional materials.

You’ll even use secret alchemical techniques to create ethereal textures and effects, to help you capture your own unique personality through colour, line and texture.

At the end of the day you’ll have learned exciting new skills to take home along with your paintings.

Class size: maximum 10.
What to bring: a packed lunch and water bottle – all materials provided.
What to wear: enclosed shoes (no sandals or thongs) and comfortable clothing (aprons provided).
You must be aged 12 to 17 years to attend this workshop.

Where possible we use sustainable and non-toxic techniques and materials.

Tutor: Jane Caveney.

Please bring a packed lunch and wear enclosed toed shoes (no sandals or thongs).



Wednesday 11 July 2018 from 9am to 5pm


General: $80.00

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