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.
Please email Janet with your booking
|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.
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.
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.
Please email Janet with your booking
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