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NGV International and NGV Australia

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Ground Level

Booking required

$48 M / $60 G

General enquiries

Ph +61 3 8620 2222
9am–5pm, daily

Discover the NGV Collection through small-group drawing sessions led by local artists. Suitable for all skill levels, materials provided.

Book into individual sessions using the drop-down boxes below.

FACILITATORS

February – June

Yvette Coppersmith is an Australian painter who specialises in portraiture and still life. In 2018 she won the Archibald Prize with a self-portrait in the style of George Lambert. Coppersmith was born in Melbourne in 1980 and studied at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia. She was a finalist in the Archibald Prize four times (in 2008, 2009, 2016 and 2017) before winning in 2018. Her other portraits have included paintings of Rupert Myer, Rosemary Balmford, Gillian Triggs and John Safran.

July – November

Christopher LG Hill lives and works in Melbourne and was co-founder of artist-run space and studios Y3K. He has participated in, and organised, exhibitions including Yummy Fantasy, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne; CDJ, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland; Fury Road, Appendix Project Space, Portland, United States; The Third/Fourth Melbourne Artist Facilitated Biennial, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne; and Regimes of Value, The Substation, Melbourne. In 2010 he participated in No Soul for Sale, an international exhibition of grassroots artist-run spaces and activity curated by Maurizio Cattelan at Tate Modern, London. He is a seasonal lecturer at the VCA where he has been teaching for nine years.

Fri 1 Feb, 10.30am–1pm (Past)

Facilitator Yvette Coppersmith, artist

Venue NGV International

Sat 2 Feb, 10.30am–1pm (Past)

Facilitator Yvette Coppersmith, artist

Venue NGV International

Fri 1 Mar, 10.30am–1pm (Past)

Facilitator Yvette Coppersmith, artist

Venue NGV Australia

Sat 2 Mar, 10.30am–1pm (Past)

Facilitator Yvette Coppersmith, artist

Venue NGV Australia

Fri 5 Apr, 10.30am–1pm (Past)

Facilitator Yvette Coppersmith, artist

Venue NGV International

Sat 6 Apr, 10.30am–1pm (Past)

Facilitator Yvette Coppersmith, artist

Venue NGV International

Fri 3 May, 10.30am–1pm (Past)

Facilitator Yvette Coppersmith, artist

Venue NGV Australia

Sat 4 May, 10.30am–1pm (Past)

Facilitator Yvette Coppersmith, artist

Venue NGV Australia

Fri 7 Jun, 10.30am–1pm
Please Do Not Sit on the Furniture – Drawing from Furniture Design

Facilitator Yvette Coppersmith, artist

Venue NGV International

Sat 8 Jun, 10.30am–1pm
Utterly Stylised – The Shape of the Figure

Facilitator Yvette Coppersmith, artist

Venue NGV International

Fri 5 Jul, 10.30am–1pm
Looking at Line – Line Work in Japanese Printmaking

Facilitator Christopher LG Hill, artist

Venue NGV International

Sat 6 Jul, 10.30am–1pm
2D & 3D Space – A Study of Figures

Facilitator Christopher LG Hill, artist

Venue NGV International

Fri 2 Aug, 10.30am–1pm
Utilising Perspective – Gridding Techniques

Facilitator Christopher LG Hill, artist

Venue NGV Australia

Sat 3 Aug, 10.30am–1pm
Shadows and Scale – Creating Depth

Facilitator Christopher LG Hill, artist

Venue NGV Australia

Fri 6 Sep, 10.30am–1pm
Context and Composition

Facilitator Christopher LG Hill, artist

Venue NGV International

Sat 7 Sep, 10.30am–1pm
Drawing What is Not There – The Internal Life of Objects

Facilitator Christopher LG Hill, artist

Venue NGV International

Fri 4 Oct, 10.30am–1pm
Creating Texture – Using Surfaces to Bring a Drawing to Life

Facilitator Christopher LG Hill, artist

Venue NGV Australia

Sat 5 Oct, 10.30am–1pm
Focus In – The Devil is in the Detail

Facilitator Christopher LG Hill, artist

Venue NGV Australia

Fri 8 Nov, 10.30am–1pm
Where the Artwork Starts and Ends – Extending the Composition

Facilitator Christopher LG Hill, artist

Venue NGV International

Sat 9 Nov, 10.30am–1pm
Symbology, Caricature and Human Nature

Facilitator Christopher LG Hill, artist

Venue NGV International

Members NGV International and NGV Australia