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.
This four day workshop we
will do a drawing of a different finch each day. Zebra finch,
Crimson Finch, Diamond Firetail and a Chestnut Manikin.
Rainbow Bee Eater in Colour Pencil.
This brightly coloured bird will be a good exercise to learn to draw feathers and fluffy feathers.
Glossy Metallic in Colour Pencil.
To get that blue grey and shiny look we will be drawing a bird, a Glossy Starling, which is a stunning bird from Africa.
Flying Fox in Graphite.
A combination of soft fur and leathery wings, this very appealing fox is a good challenge. We will do his eyes in colour pencil.
Fuschia in Colour Pencil.
Shiny red petals as well as matt/velvety violet petals as well as a strong green leaf. A great subject for colour pencil
3D and Foreshortening in Pencil.
Using graphite, we will learn how to make things look round and real as well as in those difficult ¾ view poses.
Quick sketching in watercolour/ Pencil.
Two different aspects of combining these mediums, using the ink first and adding colour or the watercolour first and adding highlights of line. We will do some exercises to learn to “see” our subjects and then draw quickly.
Bird (Kingfisher) in Action in Colour Pencil.
We will draw a kingfisher in flight, or in a quirky pose with wings out. Brightly coloured as well as learning how the wings work.
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.
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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