The ideal way to improve your art no matter what your skill level. Brett has been teaching freehand drawing with proven results for over ten years. He has won many awards for his graphite work which is known throughout Australia and wrote the "Pencils Down" drawing column for Artists Back to Basics magazine, the "From the Drawing Board" advice column for Creative Artist magazine, and is the writer and editor of Drawing with Brett A. Jones magazine.
He holds regular six-week workshops in both Hervey Bay (Sundays) and Maryborough (Mondays), always starting roundJanuary, May, and September
Upcoming workshop dates
Sundays, 22nd April- 27th May, 2018(six 3-hour classes) $180
10:00am- 1:00pm- Gallery 5, 5 Sandy St. Urangan, Hervey Bay.
10:00am- 1:00pm- Blue Shades motel conference room, 35 Ferry St. Maryborough.
All basic equipment and materials are supplied and kept by the students after the course is over to continue drawing at home, during (between classes), and even after the workshop is over students are free to contact Brett for further help and guidance. The course teaches all skills associated with drawing freehand from the oft overlooked most fundamental basics right up to the very advanced subtleties of graphite technique and freehand drawing tricks and methods. This course has proven to be a great help to everyone from raw novices to long established artists. The practical methods and techniques are clearly explained and the atmosphere is friendly and supportive. These six week freehand drawing workshops will definitely help your arts practice no matter what your medium or subject matter.
Just some of the subjects covered include:
The ability to confidently begin and develop a freehand drawing thorugh its various stages, correct handling, preparation, and use of equipment and materials, the three different ways of drawing, subject selection and composition specifically for drawing in graphite, drawing what you see and how to do that in a practical way with useable and understandable methods, the five stages of linework, toning and detailing using hatching and crosshatching, working with and overcoming optical illusions, the difference between sketching and drawing and why both are so important for the best overall result, drawing light effects, the importance of practising with drawing exercises that will improve your skills quickly, the art of suggestion (how to draw things like hair and feathers so it looks real), how to draw fine detail, fudging and squirling, and so much more it's just not practical to write it all here.
The cost of the six 3-hour classes is $180, there are only ever 10-12 places maximum in each workshop and seats fill fast. If you want to book a spot or enquire about further details, please ring Brett on (07) 41 287682 or (0401) 543327 or e-mail the studio: email@example.com
Private Lessons (one on one)
held at Brett's studio in Craignish
$100 per 3-hour session, limited places available.
By appointment only. For further details and enquires