Life Drawing 

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND STUDENTS ARE ONLY ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER FOR ONE CREATIVE WORKSHOP PER SEMESTER.

 Tuesday 27 February, 12 – 2:30pm

Arts Lab, Level 3, Union House

This tutored life drawing class focuses on self expression rather than technical skills. Students will begin with a series of short exercises that stimulate and expand their drawing, and then move onto longer drawing exercises.

This workshop is run by artist Joseph Fonti. No previous drawing experience required, all materials supplied.

Please note: this workshop series is for University of Melbourne students only.

Thanks for your interest in Life Drawing! Unfortunately we've hit our maximum number of registrations for this event. To be added to the waitlist, please email alice.mathieu@union.unimelb.edu.au

FAQs

Are there ID requirements to register for the event?

Yes. Only currently enrolled University of Melbourne students can attend this creative workshop. You will be required to provide your student ID, and register using your University of Melbourne student email in order for your registration to be approved.

Do I need to bring anything?

Just yourself! All materials are provided.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email Alice Mathieu on alice.mathieu@gpg.union.unimelb.edu.au, or call 03 8344 5418. Please note that Alice works in a part-time capacity Monday-Tuesday.

 


 

Drawing Collections

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND STUDENTS ARE ONLY ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER FOR ONE CREATIVE WORKSHOP PER SEMESTER.

Tuesdays 13, 20 and 27 March

12-3pm

Meeting at the Arts Lab, Level 3 Union House

Drawing Collections is a three-part series of observational drawing classes in different museums and cultural collections on campus.

Students will visit the Medical History Museum, the Print Collection and the Percy Grainger Museum and have the special opportunity to draw a remarkable range of subjects from life.

The classes will help to develop real drawing skills and introduce a range of drawing media from graphite and coloured pencils to silverpoint, ink pens and tinted papers.

Specialist curators will introduce the collections to students and explain the history and significance of some of the objects, art works and artefacts they house.

Artist and educator Andrew Seward will lead each three-hour class.

Please note: this workshop series is for University of Melbourne students only. It takes place every Tuesday over three weeks and you need to attend all three classes. You will be meeting at the Arts Lab at 12pm, finishing at 3pm. 

 

Thanks for your interest in Drawing Collections! Unfortunately we've hit our maximum number of registrations for this event. To be added to the waitlist, please email alice.mathieu@union.unimelb.edu.au

FAQs

Are there ID requirements to register for the event?

Yes. Only currently enrolled University of Melbourne students can attend this creative workshop. You will be required to provide your student ID, and register using your University of Melbourne student email in order for your registration to be approved.

Do I need to bring anything?

Just yourself! All materials are provided.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email Alice Mathieu on alice.mathieu@gpg.union.unimelb.edu.au, or call 03 8344 5418. Please note that Alice works in a part-time capacity Monday-Tuesday.

 

Drawing Breath

Wednesday 28 March

1-4pm

George Paton Gallery

In this fun physical workshop, students will use different parts of their body to investigate drawing in the George Paton Gallery.

Workshop tutors James McAllister and Leisa Shelton will lead participants through a series of processes to encourage expression using the body. Students will create drawings on the floor and walls, working both individually and with others.

Drawing Breath explores the interrelationship between the breath and the line in space. The workshop is suitable for students of differing abilities.