Drawing from Nature – en plein air with Marco Corsini

5 weeks

Skill level: all

This course provides a unique opportunity to draw alongside, and receive tuition from artist Marco Corsini in his natural element – the outdoors. Be inspired and become connected with nature through art. You can find out more about Marco here.

Marco Corsini, A Thousand Suggestions, Mixed media on paper, 76 cm. x 57 cm

During this course, Marco will introduce various strategies and techniques for drawing in the landscape. This course is well suited to people with some drawing experience who would like to learn with an experienced landscape artist, in the landscape. We also welcome beginners in the course, as it will help you develop fundamental drawing techniques. If you are looking for a structured Introductory Drawing Course instead, click here.

Small groups will meet at locations along the Yarra River in Kew, Melbourne on Sunday mornings at 8.30 am, over 5 weeks.

Marco will draw on his extensive landscape drawing and painting experience to provide a technically-based foundation in drawing whilst allowing for students to enjoy the environment and express their individual creativity.

A text to your mobile will confirm that the weather permits a go-ahead of the class each Sunday morning. If any classes are cancelled due to inclement weather, a refund will be promptly given that week.

Our class sizes are limited to ten students to ensure Marco can provide one-on-one tuition.

Enrolment details:

Dates: TBC
Location: We will meet at locations along the Yarra River in Kew, Melbourne
Materials: please bring your own drawing supplies. We suggest bringing different mediums: charcoal, pencil, as well as a drawing board (if required) and paper.

To join our next course when the weather becomes warmer, please join our waiting list below:

Marco Corsini, A kind of homecoming, 2012, Oil on linen, 120 cm. x 120 cm.

Student Feedback

“Really appreciated the contextualisation of the course within historical and contemporary landscape practice. The tuition was encouraging and personalised to capacities of the participants. Marco had a very encouraging manner as a teacher. He really does instill a sense of confidence.” – Lisa, 2017

“I loved this course and can’t think of anyone who wouldn’t have enjoyed it. Lots of variety with a great mix of different theories, philosophies and methods.” – Meghan, 2018