It’s the beginning of a new year and I thought I would gather some of my visual diaries and journals compiled over the past few years. My aim is to share a few of my favourite pages, and also demonstrate one of the creative ways I tend to procrastinate…covering my books with older paintings or drawings that haven’t quite made the grade. It’s a great way of making each journal unique. So don’t throw away those pieces, turn them into your next journal cover!
Some wonderful work was produced from these lovely students – had such a great time – thank you!! Looking forward to taking ‘Building Creative Confidence’ at the Kapiti Women’s Centre at the end of the month. Here is the link…
A few more finishing touches and we will be ready to go! Cozy, warm and inviting – perfect to explore some creative time together – along with a cuppa and some nibbles, it’s going to be great!!
Beginners workshops in flower drawing with NZ artist Gill Allen.
Saturday September 21st and Saturday September 28th 2019
10.00 am – 2.00 pm. (Beginning with morning tea at 9.45am)
Venue: Levin Venue TBC
Cost: $100 ($50 per day – including some materials)
Spring is here and with it the promise of a burst of natures’ colour. These workshops will give you a firm starting point to grow your love of drawing flowers. Our first day (21st Sept) will begin with pencil and work through to charcoal, with step-by-step tuition you can’t go wrong. Our second day (28th Sept) we will experiment with scale and colour, producing some large colourful work using soft pastel – an opportunity to be bold and vibrant!
Morning tea and some materials supplied. You will need to bring with you: 2B & 4B pencils, A4 drawing (cartridge) paper, scissors, charcoal, kneadable eraser.
To register for this workshop (max 6 attendees) please email me at email@example.com or send a message via my Facebook page – NZ Artist – Gill Allen alternatively message me via my contact page on my website. Very much look forward to hearing from you!