Online Workshop: Expressive Portraits with Jody Graham

Join multidisciplinary artist Jody Graham for a free online workshop series in expressive portraiture.

Over the next four weeks, the artist will offer insight into her process of using unique drawing instruments to create expressive portraits in mixed media. Through a series of video tutorials, you are invited to create and expand the exercises at home.

Share your work and experimentation on this event page for feedback and support from other students making at home.

Image: Jody Graham in her Studio. Photo: Graeme Wienand

 

Studio Tour with Jody Graham

 

Week 1: Simple Guideline and Continuous Scribble Line Portraits

Expressive Portraits 1: Simple Guideline and Continuous Scribble Line Portraits

Join multidisciplinary artist Jody Graham for a free online workshop series in Expressive Portraits with Jody Graham.In the first tutorial we are introduced to some of the tools and exercises Jody uses to expand elemental portrait guidelines. We hope you can set aside some time this week to experiment in response! Share your drawing tools, processes and continuous scribble line portraits on the event page Expressive Portraits with Jody Graham for feedback and support from other students making at home.#virtualinsight

Posted by Blue Mountains Cultural Centre on Wednesday, 13 May 2020

In the first tutorial we are introduced to some of the tools and exercises Jody uses to expand elemental portrait guidelines. We hope you can set aside some time this week to experiment in response!

Share your drawing tools, processes and continuous scribble line portraits using #virtualinsight

 

Week 2: Mixing Tones and Wet in Wet Drawing

Expressive Portraits 2: Wet in Wet Drawing

Join multidisciplinary artist Jody Graham for a free online workshop series in Expressive Portraits with Jody Graham.In week two, Jody demonstrates a wet in wet drawing technique, how to mix tones and ways to rework existing drawings. The video also features unique drawing tools made from easily accessible materials from around the house.We'd love to see your responses to these experimental techniques! Share your work on the event page or using #virtualinsight

Posted by Blue Mountains Cultural Centre on Wednesday, 20 May 2020

 

Week 3: Making and Drawing with Drawing Tools

Coming Wednesday 27 May