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Launched during the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival in March 2010, The Patsyfox Drawing Salon offers boutique classes in Fashion Illustration for inspired beginners through to more experienced illustrators.  Classes are strictly small in size and offer personalised tuition and demonstrations by Angie Réhe, creator of the Patsyfox illustrated blog (www.patsyfox.com), and lecturer in Fashion Illustration at RMIT University.  Learn tips and secrets discovered through more than 20 years working in the fashion industry as a designer and illustrator, and many years experience teaching design and illustration, including guest workshops for the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Bendigo Art Gallery, and the Heide Museum of Modern Art.  Classes held in the creative environment of the Frankie and Swiss studio in Sth Yarra. Classes are relaxed and friendly – develop your artistry while you enjoy music and snacks.  Learn, be inspired, have fun. Follow The Drawing Salon on Instagram and see weekly updates of student work and my demonstration drawings, plus more!  @thedrawingsalon Follow us on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/TheDrawingSalon

 

Super Sunday workshops!

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So You Think You Can’t Draw Faces – Truly understanding what you’re drawing has a profound effect on the outcome.  I hear so many people say they can’t draw faces, and see many fashion illustrations where the faces are letting down the standard of the whole drawing. So, I decided to create an intensive workshop which starts with the cranial structure of the head in the manner of fine artists, then takes it all the way to beautiful fashion faces. This has been a very popular workshop each time I have run it, and has had an incredible effect on participants’ drawings. The three key views of the face will be covered, taking the faces from studies to stylized fashion faces.

When: Sunday 27th November 10.00am – 4.30pm

Cost: $165 (inc gst), includes most materials and a set of notes.  **Bring a friend for $150 each

Venue: Frankie and Swiss: Studio 8, 199 Toorak Road (Corner Claremont Street) South Yarra.

What you will need:  Greylead pencils (HB, 2B), eraser, Coloured pencils, paint brushes for ink / watercolour, paint palette, water jar

Enquiries: salon@patsyfox.com

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Fashion Illustration Bootcamp  is an intensive day of drawing and learning which will effectively be like a mini Fashion Illustration course.  Starting with the basics of fashion figure proportion, we will move through the theory of pose structure and how to get the pose down on paper with a fashion feel and look.  Media technique will be covered using Copic markers and coloured pencils, with a focus on creating depth and movement.  Brilliant results will be achieved!

When: Sunday 4th December 10.30am – 4.30pm

Cost: $165 (inc gst), includes most materials and a set of notes.  **Bring a friend for $150 each

Venue: Frankie and Swiss: Studio 8, 199 Toorak Road (Corner Claremont Street) South Yarra.

What you will need:  HB & 2B pencil, eraser, coloured pencils, 4 marker pens.

Enquiries: salon@patsyfox.com

 

How to book a spot in The Drawing Salon classes:

Your enrolment is confirmed by payment (places cannot be held). Payment may be made online via links above, or by bank transfer (contact for details).

If for some reason you need to cancel your enrolment, if more than ten day’s notice is given you will be issued with a credit note valid for 12 months to use on other classes, which may also be transferred to someone else. If ten days or less is given, then your place may be transferred to someone else but not credited.

The Drawing Salon reserves the right to cancel any scheduled class, which may be for the reasons that a) the class does not reach the minimum number of students to proceed, or b) the class teacher falls ill. In this case a full refund of fees paid will be refunded.