Did someone say, ‘art workshop with an Archibald winner?!’ Woo!
IMAGE: Self-portrait, 2011-22 Yvette Coppersmith. Photograph: Matthew Stanton.
Join Yvette Coppersmith from wherever you are for a drawing session using a range of works from the collection.
To start, you’ll ease into the session with a mindfulness exercise and some stretches before kicking things off. Next, we’ll warm up your art-muscles with some rapid sketches and break down portrait structure into simplified shapes. Then we’ll get into the meaty section where you’ll be exploring facial shapes and angles, and balancing analytical drawing with the freedom of mark making.
Beginners to advanced welcome. Have your drawing tools ready!
IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: National Portrait Gallery
Yvette Coppersmith is a Melbourne-based painter whose practice spans portraiture, still life and abstraction. In 2018 she was the 10th woman to win the Archibald Prize with, Self Portrait, after George Lambert. Since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2001, she has exhibited across Australia and internationally; been included in the Foxtel Arts’ documentary, ‘The Archibald’; and her upcoming solo show Carnelian at the Jewish Museum is their inaugural contemporary commission and will accompany a Marc Chagall exhibition.
Coppersmith is represented by Sullivan+Strumpf.