Expressive Drawing in charcoal and mixed media with Jody Graham


Jody Graham

Jody Graham is a Sydney-based artist whose work encompasses drawing, mixed media, sculpture and installation.

Her work celebrates the broken, displaced and forgotten which speaks of her long nurtured compulsion to restore and rescue.


Date:  Sunday 26th July 2020
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm


Jody Graham Sydney Dentist HospitalA concentrated drawing and painting workshop, focusing on the dynamic qualities achieved using charcoal and mixed media.

Learn innovative techniques to simplify complicated subjects and help you create contemporary expressive artworks.

Develop drawing and painting skills using mixed media, focusing on a variety of subjects.

Create unique expressive artworks with new and innovative techniques.

Open to beginners, intermediate and advanced participants.


Demonstrations include

  • Working with sap from trees
  • Expressive linework
  • Painting and drawing layering techniques
  • How to achieve atmospheric charcoal results


Subject Matter
birds – buildings – portraits – participants own choice


Materials List

  • 4B pencil and ruler
  • compressed charcoal
  • HARD eraser (eg Sennelier Giant Soap Eraser)
  • 1 warm grey or white soft pastel
  • Soluble black ink eg Art Spectrum or Matisse
  • paper towel, masking tape, containers for water, ink, paint
  • A3 cartridge paper (A2 if preferred) approx 10 sheets
  • 1or2 Saunders Waterford watercolour paper 300gsm, 76x56cm, smooth or medium
  • board to support paper + bull dog clips
  • (optional) easel or table easel; alternatively work on table top provided
  • (optional) coloured ink, acrylics, watercolours, pastels (whatever you have already)
  • (optional) fixative to spray work, disposable gloves


Tutor will supply 

  • Some drawing tools, coloured pastels, acrylic colours
  • Sap from trees • Reference material
  • Large steel ruler and cutting knife to cut larger sheets of paper if required


Please bring your own lunch (morning and afternoon tea provided)

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All Saints Church Hall
85 Ocean Street, Woollahra



Parking is free all day in the grounds of the Church

Closest train station is Edgecliff;  then walk up Ocean St (10 mins) or take the bus and alight at the first stop or call 131 500 for bus route information

All Saints


$190.00 (2 places remain)



A cancellation with full refund is possible if a replacement booking is made.

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