Workshop Plan 2020
We are offering various workshops throughout the year. Below is the workshop plan for 2020. Please subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of the website to stay informed.
You can find the workshop types and dates in the plan below. Please read the detailed description of each workshop underneath it. Courses are usually available to beginners through to advanced artists. All workshops will take place at our studio in Warmsen, Germany.
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|07 - 11 March 2020||Hyperrealism Portrait Drawing in Graphite, 5 days||Dirk Dzimirsky||690 Euro|
|14 - 24 March 2020||Hyperrealism Portrait Drawing in Charcoal, 10 days||Dirk Dzimirsky||1090 Euro|
Hyperrealism Portrait Drawing Workshop (Graphite and other Pencils)
This 1 week course consists of 5 days in which we will cover the basics of hyperrealism and the portrait. Working with graphite on A3 paper and working from a supplied photograph, you will be shown how to create the initial line drawing, apply the first basic layers through to the final detailing and texturing. You are shown how to
render and match tone and texture through layering and blending. Personal and group tuition includes an explanation of the materials used and demonstration on how to create
depth, atmosphere and life within your portrait.
We will demonstrate every single step to a hyperealistic portrait drawing for you to follow. We will answer all your questions and also will discuss studio practices.
While working from photographs during the workshop the gained skills and knowledge can and should be used for life drawing and painting experiences as well. You will be guided through the process to create your final work.
*Note: The workshop is for beginners as well as for advanced attendants. While the techniques and theories of the 5 day workshop are advanced contents by nature they are crucial to learn early on to avoid lots of trials and errors later and keeps you from getting frustrated and demotivated.
Charcoal Hyperrealism Drawing Portrait Workshop
This 2 week workshop covers all the topics and follows the same structure as the 1 week workshop above but we use Charcoal as our medium. We will work on a bigger scale and due to the nature of the drawing medium need more time.
While basically using the same techniques and concepts like we use in drawing with graphite, there are still some significant differences. The extra 5 days allow us to work on a larger scale and taking into account the slower process of working with charcoal.
We demonstrate how to prepare a canvas for charcoal drawing, the drawing itself will be executed on an already prepared surface.
*Note: While this workshop is open for all levels it is recommended for intermediate to advanced attendants. If you are unsure if this course is for you please send us work samples and tell us a bit about your drawing experiences so far.