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Life Drawing – W2 with Ricardo Gomez

This is a 6 week course.

Artist Statement
Ricardo Gomez is a skilled artist who graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Academie Minerva in the Netherlands in
2011. Growing more interested in digital format over the years, he has gained experience working on international media
projects, where he has been able to showcase his animation and background artistry skills at the South Australian Film
Corporation. At the same time, Ricardo continues to pursue his passion for portraiture and has honed his abilities using
traditional mediums as graphite and charcoal.

Course Description
This course is designed to help you master the art of capturing the human form with precision and accuracy. You will learn how to tackle proportion, contrast, light etc, and draw both where the body is and where it's not. With every class, you will pick up new techniques for highlighting the subtle nuances and intricate details that bring your artwork to life.
Weeks 1-3 – General Life drawing.
Weeks 3-6 – Focus on how to draw fabric and clothes on the model.

Course Materials
1. Drawing paper: This can be a sketchbook or loose sheets of drawing paper.
2. Charcoal and or Graphite pencils: A range of graphite pencils in different hardnesses
for shading and texture.
3. Eraser: like A kneaded eraser and a vinyl eraser.
4. Blending tool: A blending tool, such as a blending stump or your finger, can be used to
soften and blend graphite lines.
5. Sharpener/knife.

To enrol in Life Drawing – W2, please contact the tutor liaison.

Maureen Finck



10 Apr 2024
7pm - 9.30pm


St Matthews Homes’ Activities Hall
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$135 members; $180 non-members