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 and/or rubber). Optional materials: if you want to take your drawing to the next level source A1 or A2 paper, charcoal (compressed and/or willow).
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Session 1: Yesterday’s Bodies
Life drawing is rooted in the histories and traditions of the nineteenth century Academies. Learn techniques that have been used for centuries, including how to arrange and draw the posing model.
Session 2: Sudden Bodies
Life drawing often requires models to practice endurance, posing motionless for long durations. Capture the energy and natural movements of the model, through a rapid gesture drawing.
Session 2: Unruly Bodies
Unlearn what you know about conventional ways to draw the body. Explore how contemporary artists have created strange, unexpected and rebellious responses to posing models.
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QAGOMA’s Virtual Events are proudly supported by Presenting Partner: HSBC. HSBC has always had a strong commitment to building connections. Art has the power to connect like no other. Breaking down barriers and telling unique stories. As Presenting Partner of QAGOMA’s virtual events we invite audiences to connect with the world around them. Being part of something inspires us to see the bigger picture and consider a world beyond ourselves.