Drawing Bootcamp with Marco Corsini

Saturday 29th June, 2024
9:30 am – 4:00 pm - Union Studio

Be introduced to some of the most powerful drawing techniques you will ever use. With a focus on the perception of a three-dimensional world this intensive is designed to re-train your brain to see. Founder and Director of Melbourne Art Class, Marco Corsini will draw on his extensive experience of working with beginner artists to set the foundation for a new way of seeing and drawing from life. You will explore fundamental techniques and tools and refine your drawing skills with this extremely experienced tutor.


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Embark on a journey of artistic discovery in our intensive drawing techniques and fundamentals workshop “Bootcamp!”

Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Ages: This course is designed for adults

(Students aged 14 – 17 may be able to attend, please contact to discuss suitability)

Adults One-day Drawing Techniques and Fundamentals Workshop

  • Date: Saturday 29th June, 2024
  • Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Location: MAC Union Studio, Level 1, 85 Union Street, Armadale
  • Course fee: $230 inc. GST

This immersive course, guided by Melbourne Art Class’s Founder and Director, Marco Corsini, draws from extensive experience to reshape your approach to drawing and perception. You’ll delve into fundamental techniques and tools, refining your drawing skills under the guidance of this experienced tutor. The course starts with structural drawing, where you’ll capture intricate details from still life subjects. Progress to working with tone to master light and shadow. Explore expressive drawing to nurture your creativity and style.

We provide essential materials for your artistic journey, including charcoal, high-quality paper, and easels. However, if you have preferred tools, feel free to bring them along to make the experience truly your own.

Whether you’re just commencing your artistic journey or seeking to revisit and strengthen your drawing fundamentals, this workshop is open to all. We limit the class size to ensure personalised instruction, fostering an environment where you can receive individualised guidance and support. Throughout the one-day workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to take breaks for rest and reflection, ensuring a well-balanced and enriching learning experience. Join us and elevate your drawing skills in this transformative and immersive workshop designed to nurture your artistic talents.

You can see more artwork produced in previous drawing classes here.

Images: Drawing exercises and works by Marco Corsini

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Japanese calligraphy Shodo with Junko Azukawa

30th June 2024
Sunday, 1:00pm - 3:30pm - Union Studio

In this Workshop, you will learn various brush techniques, calligraphy styles, stroke order and balance of Japanese characters as well as the history of calligraphy and the meaning of Japanese characters so you don't need to know any Japanese to begin.


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19 July - 16 August, 2024  (5 sessions)
23 August - 20 September, 2024  (5 sessions)
Fridays 9:30am – 12:30 pm (3hrs) - Union Studio

Learn Drawing Fundamentals. Each week Camila will lead the class through a drawing experience. Participants will work observationally from life in various context and settings; from studio based work to street drawing. Designed as a rolling program, participants will journey with Camila as their guide, trying a range of drawing techniques and materials.


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What you'll learn

Fundamental drawing techniques and tools

Structural drawing

Tonal drawing

Expressive drawing