5 films I borrowed from my friends (and never gave back)

Looking over my film collection recently, I realised there are some films I’ve been holding onto for way too long! For starters, there’s the VHS tape of Peter Jackson’s Meet the Feebles (1989) that I borrowed from my New Zealand flatmate; the unreturned copy of Heathers (1989) that’s probably still accruing library fines; The Rules of Attraction (2002) DVD that was loaned to me after…

How to… draw like an artist

Before you visit The Studio within ‘European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York’ — at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) until 17 October 2021 — we have compiled some tips on how to hold a pencil, and the different drawing techniques you can use. In The Studio, take inspiration from the…

Life drawing in focus

Have you ever wanted to try life drawing but don’t know where to start? Take inspiration from artists in QAGOMA’s Collection, in these virtual life drawing workshops presented by artist Dr Bill Platz. You’ll be virtually transported into Bill’s studio and draw from two models. All you need is: paper, pencil and an eraser (kneaded…