Art Class with Charlotte Thodey - Afar from Still Life

Monday 22 July 2019

Overview

In this two-day workshop, the emphasis will be on the closeup observation of nature and light. You will learn basics of drawing, arranging objects on the canvas and setting out the painting according to tonal values and layering colour to capture light to reveal the essence of the subject. In this two-day workshop, the emphasis will be on the closeup observation of nature and light. You will learn basics of drawing, arranging objects on the canvas and setting out the painting according to tonal values and layering colour to capture light to reveal the essence of the subject.

Includes lunches on the Foundation and Friends terrace

About the tutor: Charlotte Thodey
Charlotte Thodey is renowned for her bold renderings of fruit and vegetables which she loves to recreate using shadow and light, with blemishes and lusciousness intact. Her sumptuous artworks demonstrate the freedom enjoyed by the still life artist.

Charlotte has exhibited her work for over 25 years, has produced a number of posters for the Botanic Gardens and Historic Houses Trust as well as devising and illustrating books. She regularly teaches classes at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney and exhibits her work throughout Australia and France.

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