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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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E- WorkshopsE- Workshops
Colour Pencil
Each series consists of six workshops, with step by step instructions and pics of each stage, easy to follow.

Series One - Natural and Botanical subjects
Series Two - Feathers and Birds
Series Three - Insects
Series Four - Furry animals
Series Five - Frogs, lizards and more.

The workshops are a pdf which I email to you.  You can receive one a week, or all on one day.
Cost is $60 for each series.
Email Janet to request subscribing to the workshop series.

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
2021
Tuesdays
Term 1- 2nd February to 30th March



Adult Classes
2021
Wednesdays
Term 1- 3rd February to 31st March



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
2021
Mondays


Term 1-
1st February to 22nd March


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, 6pm-7pm
Workshops
2021
Bookings-
To book a place in a workshop, email Janet with your name and the title of the workshop.
janet@janetmatthews.com.au

Workshops are suitable for beginners as well as advanced students.  Janet teaches with a step by step demonstration and then individual tuition.
All workshops have a description below.  Click onto the Subject title to find them or scroll down the page.

 Workshops held at Janet's
 Narre Warren North studio.
Saturday
20th February
2021
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $120
Fungi on a Mossy Branch in Colour Pencil
One day workshop


Saturday
20th March
2021
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $120
Bird of Paradise (bird) in Colour Pencil
One day workshop


Saturday
17th April
2021
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $120
Pacific Black Duck in Graphite and Colour Pencil
One day workshop
Saturday
29th May
2021
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $120
Blue tailed skink in Colour Pencil
One day workshop
Saturday
26th June
2021
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $120
Botanical- Skeletal leaf in Colour Pencil
One day workshop
Saturday
24th July
2021
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $120
Blue faced Honeyeater in Colour Pencil
One day workshop
Saturday
14th August
2021
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $120
Meerkat- Backlighting in Colour Pencil
One day workshop
Saturday
25th September
2021
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $120
Major Mitchell cockatoo in Colour Pencil
One day workshop
4th 5th, 6th and 7th
October
2021
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $520
Galapagos Island Wildlife
Four day workshop
Saturday
 20th November
2021
10am to 3.30pm
Cost is $120
Bird (Falcon) in action (Preening) in Colour Pencil
One day workshop
Books
E-Books
Books-
Composition and Design- -$20
Water reflections  - $20
Quick Sketching in ink and watercolour - - $25
3D and foreshortening - $25
E- Books
Pen and Wash - $20
3D and Foreshortening - $20
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.

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
Faces - $20
Luminous Feathers - $20
Transparent Wings - $20
Glossy Feathers - $20


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
Watercolour pencil techniques - $15
Graphite techniques- $20
Folds,wrinkles and creases - $20  
Magpies in graphite and colour $20
New Holland honeyeater in graphite and colour $20


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

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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.

A Materials list will be supplied before the workshop.

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

Galapagos Island Wildlife 
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.                      


Colour pencil workshops.
Janet will demonstrate each step of drawing the subject selected for the workshop in colour pencil.  Janet supplies the subject references as well as an info sheet for each subject. Janet also shows the structure of the subject and how to create the colours and textures of each one.
A materials list will be sent out before the workshop.
Suitable for beginners and advanced students.
Graphite and a touch of colour workshops.
Each workshop has an individual subject which Janet will demonstrate and teach step by step for all the processes needed to draw our subject.
Janet will teach how to use the different types of graphite pencils to create the different tones needed.  She will also show you how to add a touch of colour to your drawing by combining Colour pencils and Graphite pencils.
Suitable for beginners and advanced students.

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.
Magpies - a step by step instruction to draw this black and white bird, using graphite pencils.  The option of using colour pencil for eyes etc included.
New Holland Honeyeater -instructions to draw this honeyeater in colour pencil and then in graphite.
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.
Quick sketching in pen and watercolour Booklet - This gives you many different techniques of using your ink pens and combining with watercolour.
3D and Foreshortening Booklet - Learn the te4chniques to make all subjects 'round' and to draw subjects in that difficult angle, foreshortened.

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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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Updated December 2020

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