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Weekly classes for Adults and children teaching
Graphite, Colour Pencil, Pen and ink and Watercolour pencil

Workshops in Colour Pencil and Graphite
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Classes

Adults and Children

For more detailed information email Janet for the class newsletter or to book in
Venue- Janet's Narre Warren North Studio

Adult Classes
2019
Tuesdays


Term 4-
12th Nov to 17th Dec

Adult Classes
2019
Wednesdays


Term 4-
13th Nov to 18th Dec

Adults classes-For adults of all skill levels, covering drawing in pencil, colour pencil, watercolour pencil, pen 


Adult classes-  
Tuesday -10am-12,  12.30-2.30pm, 10am-2.30pm
Wednesday - 10am-12, 12:30-2:30pm, 10am-2.30pm


Childrens Classes
2019
Mondays

Term 4-
11th Nov to 16th Dec

Childrens Classes
2019
Mondays


Childrens classes-All work on individual projects so they learn at their own speed and enjoy their choice of subject and drawing medium with individual tuition.

Children's classes-
Mondays- 4.30-5.30pm, 5.30-6.30pm, 6pm-7pm
Workshops2020All workshops have a description below.  Click onto the Subject title to find them or scroll down the page.
Workshops are suitable for beginners as well as advanced students.
 All workshops held at Janet's Narre Warren North studio.
Saturday 22nd February
2020
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $100
BumbleBee on a flower in Colour Pencil
One day workshop


Saturday 21st March
2020
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $100
Magpie in Graphite
One day workshop
Saturday 23rd May
2020
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $100
Blue Tailed Skink in Colour Pencil
One day workshop


Saturday 27th June
2020
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $100
Koala in Colour Pencil
One day workshop


Saturday 25th July
2020
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $100
Fungi on Mossy branch in Colour Pencil
One day workshop


5th, 6th, 7th and 8th
October
2020
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $450
Galapagos Island Wildlife
Four day workshop
Saturday 28th November
2020
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $100
Bird (Falcon) in action (Preening) in Colour Pencil
One day workshop
Scroll down for workshops held in different venues.
DVD's by Janet M


Contact Janet for an order form.

Janet has filmed some DVD's of her colour pencil techniques which are available for purchase.

Email Janet for an order form.
DVD's by Janet M
 Descriptions -For further info, scroll down page.
Titles include-
Colour Pencil techniques- $15 
Eyes-$15 
Fur- $15 
Symphony of Green things -$15
Shiny Things -$20 
Water and Reflections - $15
Watercolour pencil techniques - $15


DVD's by Janet M
Drawing-Quickly and Accurately -$15
Posing birds feet - $20
Eyes -with expression - $20
Lace and Scuptured material -$20
Butterflies, Bees, Ants and Beetles -$40 (two dvd set)
Watercolour and Colour pencil - $20
Coloured pencil on Coloured paper - $20
Faces - $20
Graphite techniques- $20
Folds,wrinkles and creases - $20  
Luminous Feathers -
$20
Transparent Wings - $20
Glossy Feathers - $20

Composition and Design- Booklet, -$20
Water reflections for artists - Booklet - $20

EXTERNAL WORKSHOPS
Janet also runs workshops for other organisations. Currently scheduled workshops include:

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Location

Details



April
2019
Fay Boyd's Fine Art School
Grafton, NSW
We'll be drawing Aussie animals in Colour Pencil.
Private Workshops
Janet does run workshops for many art groups throughout Australia, which are usually open only to Art Group members.  Otherwise, Janet will note them on this page.  Any group interested in discussing a possible workshop in Colour Pencil for their group is welcome to contact Janet to discuss further.

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Workshops at Janet's Studio in Narre Warren North


Workshop Format

Each Workshop has a specific theme, and Janet demonstrates each technique in an easy to follow, step by step process, for beginners through to advanced students.
The day will be broken up into sections where Janet demonstrates a technique, ie the eyes and nose, then you will do a study in your work book and then begin your final drawing. At the end of the workshop you will have a working book of notes and sketches as well as a final drawing at least three quarters completed.
Janet supplies the reference image to work from in each workshop.
Each workshop features a specific subject and gives an intensive and detailed look at the subject and techniques to create it.

Bookings

Please email Janet with your booking enquiries. 
Confirmations and materials lists will be emailed or posted out closer to the workshop date.
External workshop costs vary, prices available on application to the specific organiser.

For email contact, Please Click Here

Fiinches in Colour Pencil
Four day workshop.

Some fabulous subjects from a unique set of Islands.  We will draw four different subjects.  A Blue Footed Boobie Bird on sand - a bird with bright blue beak and feet.  A Sally lighfoot crab on black paper- a bright orange crab with pearlescent eyes. A Galapagos turtle in graphite - lots of wrinkles. A Frigate bird in display- showing his bright red balloon chest.
On Tuesday we have a longer session over drinks and nibbles with a discussion session and followed by a dinner.

 This is a four day workshop, priority given to bookings for the four day.
For more info, contact Janet.                      Cost is $450 for the four days.  Individual days are $120 each day.


Bumblebees on flower in Colour pencil.
Beautiful yellow and black, fluffy bees,we'll draw one on a flower and another hovering overhead.
Magpies in Graphite.
Quirky birds with lots of personality.   Learn to create their glossy feathers using graphite.  We will draw an adult and a juvenile.
Blue tailed Skink in Colour Pencil.
A lightly textrued lizard with some amazing body colours.  Black and gold striped body with a phthalo blue tail. We will draw him on a sand background.
Koala in Colour Pencil.
Koala fur is short, often quite curly and soft.  We will explore our grey combinations as well as our techniques for fur.
Fungi on Mossy Branch in Colour  Pencil.
Some tiny red fungi growing out of a mossy branch.  A luminous red to create as well as the textures of the moss and a dark gnarly branch.
Bird (Falcon) in Action (Preening) in Colour Pencil.
We will learn about the structure of the bird and feathers while drawing it in a very interesting pose.

Cost is $100 per workshop
For more info, contact Janet.  
DVD's by Janet M - descriptions.
Janet has filmed some DVD's of her colour pencil techniques which are available for purchase.
Titles include-
Colour Pencil techniques- which shows Janet's techniques and a demonstration of a Flowering Gum.
Eyes- Janet demonstrates all different coloured eyes which should cover most animals and birds.
Fur- Janet demonstrates a wide range of different fur, long, short, curly, wet and more.
Symphony of Green things - Janet shows seven different types of green and how to create them, including demonstrations of each green.
Shiny Things - Janet shows six different subjects and how to create the sheen and shine on them, including a patent leather shoe, bronze picture frame, silvery tap, water droplets and more.
Water and Reflections - Janet demonstrates different colours of water, rippled water and a rippled reflection.
Graphite- Janet shows the many different techniques for creating different effects with graphite, including using blenders and erasers.
Folds,wrinkles and creases - Each of these effects has a different 'formula' to achieve them easily.  
Watercolour pencil techniques - How to apply the watercolour pencils to create different effects, from smooth to textured, from soft to detailed.
Drawing-Quickly and Accurately - Draw up your artwork at any size, quickly and easily. This shows many different tecniques to draw your image.
Posing birds feet - Learn how bird feet work and how to change their position and add in detail.
Eyes -with expression - Learn how different eyes work, then how to change your references to create any expression.
Lace and Scuptured material - Learn to draw the different materials, including Satin, knitted, Velvet etc.
Sunbird and Nest - Learn to draw the beautiful brightly coloured bird in colour pencil and weave the nest in graphite.
Butterflies, Bees, Ants and Beetles - Learn to draw each insect, how to pose them, how to colour them.
Watercolour and Colour pencil - How to combine the two mediums, many different techniques and effects shown.
Colour pencil on Coloured Paper - How to create your drawing with a range of different coloured papers, from Black through to pale sandy colour.
Faces - Steps through the many different varieties of skin colour, eyes, mouths, hair.  This gives the basics for any portrait you may wish to draw.
Luminous feathers - Learn to create that bright sparkling feathers of hummingbirds and sunbirds.
Transparent wings - Leanr how to draw those see-through wings of a cicada, a dragonfly and a hummingbird in flight.
Glossy feathers - Step by step process of creating those metallic shiny feathers of a Glossy Starling.
Composition and Design- Booklet, In this booklet Janet explains several  different forms of composition to use as well as explaining the step by step process she uses to design her artwork.
Water reflections for artists Booklet -
Janet has made the science of how reflections work easy to follow and understand, perfect for artists.

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Bookings

Please email Janet with your booking enquiries. 
External workshop costs vary, prices available on application to the specific organiser.
Confirmations and materials lists will be emailed or posted out closer to the workshop date.

For email contact, Please Click Here










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