Two Day Portrait Masterclass with Noel Thurgate

OVERVIEW

Noel Thurgate

NOEL THURGATE is a 2017 & 2018 Archibald finalist as well as a drawing teacher with more than 25 years experience.   For 9 years he was Head of Drawing, the National Art School, Sydney. 

Since 1975 Noel has exhibited in numerous solo & group exhibitions including the Young Contemporaries, the Archibald Prize and the Kedumba Drawing Prize.

He is represented in state, regional, institutional and many private collections. 

Noel currently teaches part time at the NAS.


Date:  Saturday 23rd & Friday 24th February

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

 

VENUE
All Saints Church Hall,
85 Ocean Street, Woollahra

 

TRAVEL
Edgecliff Station and walk (10 mins) up Ocean St.
For bus routes visit www.transportnsw.info
or call 131 50
Free parking in the grounds of the Church

CLASS INFORMATION

Saturday 23rd will be a drawing investigation for the structure of the head and how features of the face relate to the forms of the skull.

Sunday 24th will explore compositional aspects of the subject and their surroundings. Scale, placement, cropping , lighting etc will be covered.

 

INCLUDED 

Lunch and all refreshments.

Please advise at time of booking of any food allergies or bring your own sustenance.

 

WHAT TO BRING

Day One and Day Two

  • Backing or support for max A2 paper
  • A2 cartridge paper
  • Optional: easel or table top easel
  • Pencils
  • Willow charcoal
  • Charcoal pencil
  • Block rubber
  • Soft cloth.

 

Day Two
(same materials as Day One)

If you wish to work tonally today include:

  • Ink (and container for ink) and /or
  • Selection of cheap brushes in various shapes and sizes
  • A range of aquarelle pencils or pastels
  • Up to A2 size watercolour paper (eg Stonehenge)

 

PRICE

 

$295.00 per person 
(includes lunch and refreshments)

 

CANCELLATION
A refund is possible if a replacement
booking is received.

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