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Members Sketching in the Gallery

NGV International and NGV Australia
Information Desk

Discover the NGV Collection through these intimate, tutored drawing sessions. Suitable for all skill levels, Members are invited to hone their drawing skills with all materials provided.

Fri 28 Apr, 10.30am–1pm (Past)

Learn ways to draw a face quickly and easily, in multiple poses, then apply these techniques to portraiture.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV International

Facilitator: Juan Ford

Fri 28 Apr, 2–4.30pm (Past)

Discern the subtleties of weight distribution in figurative drawing and how to apply it convincingly.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV International

Facilitator: Juan Ford

Fri 26 May, 10.30am–1pm (Past)

Inspired by Patrick Pound: The Great Exhibition, layer disparate photographic references and still life objects in your drawings to create new narrative possibilities.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV Australia, The Ian Potter Centre, Federation Square

Facilitator: Yvette Coppersmith

Fri 26 May, 2–4.30pm (Past)

Drawing inspiration from Brook Andrew: The Right to Offend is Sacred, sketch from photographic portraits and geometric patterns.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV Australia, The Ian Potter Centre, Federation Square

Facilitator: Yvette Coppersmith

Fri 30 Jun, 10.30am–1pm Booked out
Eliminating line

Inspired by the NGV Collection, learn how to create form and shape without the use of line.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV International

Facilitator: Juan Ford

Fri 30 Jun, 2–4.30pm
Depicting tone

Drawing inspiration from works in the NGV Collection, experiment with alternative ways to depict light and shade.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV International

Facilitator: Juan Ford

Booking required
$46 M / $58 G
Program bookings
Ph +61 3 8662 1555
10am–5pm, Mon–Fri