MASTERCLASS


ROSS TAYLOR
Interpretative Drawing from Life

Ross Taylor is a renowned artist whose practice blends historical references, contemporary documentation and improvisation. Taylor balances a set of variant approaches in the production of his work, driven by a specific and refined process-oriented motivation. He generates work rich with interior and exterior character resulting from the intensity of his actions.

Ross Taylor graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting/Art history) from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK), with additional study at Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Munich under Professor Nikolaus Lang. He has been a recipient of an artist placement grant from Arts Council England, as well as a professional development grant, travel grant and commission from Arts Council England. He has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Australia, USA, Germany, Japan and the UK, including artist residencies in England and at Art Space Tetra, Japan. He was a finalist in this years John Leslie Art Prize. His work is held in private collections in Australia and the U.K.

www.rossptaylor.com

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Interpretative Drawing from Life

Interpretative drawing from life is a program where the participants will explore interpretative drawing outcomes.  Utilising an array of drawing techniques and exercises, this program is designed to allow the participant to let go of previous learning and find exciting new outcomes for their practice.   

In the sessions Ross Taylor will be covering:

  • An insight into his practice
  • Drawing from life
  • Plein Air drawing
  • Drawing using a range of techniques
  • including pencil and prismacolour pencil (to take home)
  • Observation techniques
  • Working with colour

Requirements :
This course caters for beginning artists through to advanced practitioners.
All materials supplied

Duration
1 x 5 hours

Sessions:

May sessions

Saturday 27th May - 10:30 – 4:00

Cost:
$329 per student (including materials to take home)

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