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…

Use your body to express yourself: Draw along workshop

Forget what you’ve been taught about the ‘correct’ way to hold a pencil. Discover some unconventional ways you can use your body to express yourself, through drawing. Watch our virtual workshop presented by artist Dr Bill Platz. Let go of your tight grip on that pencil and instead try attaching your favourite drawing implement to…