Foundation Portraiture with Nic Plowman

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Date: Monday 3rd April, 2017
Time: 9:20am - 3:00pm

Location: Zart Workshop Area
Address: 4/41 Lexton Road, Box Hill North

Catering: Lunch and a light morning tea will be provided
Cost: $140.00 (including GST)

Victorian Curriculum Levels: 7 - 10


Join Nic Plowman (Doug Moran portrait prize finalist) in this introduction to the foundations of portraiture drawing & painting.
This professional learning session will cover both drawing and painting techniques, and will involve demonstrations and practical exercises designed to build knowledge and confidence in paint handling, colour mixing and linear and tonal drawing methods. 
This course will expand your painting experience and provide a foundation of knowledge for future professional practice and classroom application.



What's included:
The cost for this workshop includes all materials and catering so you don't need to bring anything on the day. Please advise any dietary requirements when booking.

For more information:
Phone: (03) 9890 1867
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Introducing Nic Plowman

Nic will be replacing Jan Roker as Zart’s Education Manager. He will be co-ordinating the workshop programme as well as running a few workshops himself. We extend a warm welcome to Nic and look forward to his contribution to Zart.

About Nic: Nic is an experienced educator and nationally represented practicing artist. He has integrated his art practice and teaching for over 15 years, working across the education and community sectors as a teacher, program facilitator, arts coordinator, technician and academic. Nic is a graduate from the University of Southern Queensland and QUT in Visual Arts and Education, winning the university’s Parvis Nikdin Prize for outstanding achievement in studio practice.

Nic is renowned for his striking and dynamic figurative work and his painting is often distinguished by strong compositions and superb draughtsmanship. He has exhibited throughout Australia and has been a finalist in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Duke Prize, the Sunshine Coast Art Prize for three consecutive years. He was also a finalist in the London Calling Exhibition, Scream London Gallery, and is a two times finalist in the Brett Whiteley Traveling Art Scholarship. His work is held in many public and private collections both in Australia and internationally.