Building Creative Confidence Week 4

Our final week of creative discovery – the free-style challenge using skills and media from the past three weeks work.  Fabulous results and I believe a really positive experience for all involved in this four week artistic workshop.  A huge thank you to Kapiti Women’s Centre for hosting this workshop series, and to all you hard working participants from a very appreciative and beaming tutor! A few images from our last week together.

Beautiful Blooms – great results!

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…

“Beautiful Blooms” – flower drawing workshops.

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 gillsartspot@gmail.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!

 

A pleasing print day in the studio!

It was a joy to spend time creating these pieces today. Materials used included water-based printing ink, glass plate, brayers and pre-painted visual diary pages using watercolour. A stroll around the garden collecting leaves, hydrangea heads and lengths of jasmine was all that was needed to command my attention for the next few hours. Really pleased with the results and considering including it in my next workshop.

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