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Workshops are held at various times during the year. Look at the ”News” section of the website to stay informed.

Subjects include sculptural anatomy of the human head, écorché (anatomical sculpture of a flayed figure), composition, colour, sight size portraiture, egg tempera, and other subjects by request.

 

Workshop: Composition for Visual Artists

This workshop is for visual artists and students who want to know what composition is and how to use it. The workshop covers classical approaches to composition, geometry and tonal composition, and insights into visual organisation from the psychology of visual perception. It is based around a series of practical exercises designed to enable students to confidently engage with issues in composition. Session 5 (13/10/19) will be conducted at the Art Gallery of South Australia where students will make compositional analyses from original paintings.

Dates: 15/9/19 – 20/10/19. 6 consecutive Sundays
Times: 10am – 4.45pm (45 minutes lunch)
Where: Rob Gutteridge School of Art (RGCR), 49a, Whitmore Square, Adelaide, SA
5000; 1 session at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Minimum 4 students, maximum 10 students

Cost: $900.00 (10% discount for enrolled RGCR students, and other eligible parties)
Reserve your place by paying the invoice you will receive after registering your interest.
The course content and materials list follows.

To register your interest, contact Rob Gutteridge: robjgutteridge@gmail.com.au
Mobile: 0434965434

 

Workshop: Constructive Figure Drawing

Rob Gutteridge, graphite on paper, 2019.

Rob Gutteridge, graphite on paper, 2019.

The purpose of constructive figure drawing is to explore the relationship between a figure’s form and its structure. Constructive figure drawing redirects our motivation for drawing, away from an exclusive focus on surface appearance, toward an examination of its underlying causes. The workshop teaches specific drawing skills, strategies and techniques to facilitate constructive drawing. Students are enabled to reconstruct the figure and its parts, through drawing exercises designed to direct their attention to relationships connecting underlying structure and surface form. Course content covers: proportion, essential anatomy, planar and ovoid form concepts, tonal drawing, contour drawing, rhythm, gesture, and detail to mass hierarchy in visual organisation.

As well as these direct learning outcomes, the indirect outcomes to a student’s drawing practice will be: confidence in gestural drawing, clarity of intention when life drawing, improved life drawing (and painting) wherein surface appearance is underpinned by structural integrity. Teaching and drawing resources for this workshop are from the cast collection and anatomical models at the RGCR.

Dates: 10/11/19 – 15/12/19. 6 consecutive Sundays
Times: 10am – 4.45pm (45 minutes lunch)
Where: Rob Gutteridge School of Art (RGCR), 49a, Whitmore Square, Adelaide, SA
5000
Minimum 4 students, maximum 10 students

Cost: $900.00 (10% discount for enrolled RGCR students, and other eligible parties)
To register your interest, contact Rob Gutteridge: robjgutteridge@gmail.com.au
Mobile: 0434965434

The workshop will only go ahead when 4 or more people register their intention to attend. An invoice will then be sent, together with materials list and detailed course content.

Rob Gutteridge, graphite on paper, 2019.

Rob Gutteridge, graphite on paper, 2019.

 

Summer School 2020 – Russian academic approach to figure drawing and painting

Rob Gutteridge, graphite on paper, 2018.

Rob Gutteridge, graphite on paper, 2018.

In this Summer School I teach my understanding of Russian academic figure drawing and painting as taught to me by Professors of Drawing and Painting at the I. Repin Russian Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia.

In July 2018 I studied academic figure drawing and painting at the Russian Academy’s Summer School. In my Summer School I teach the methods, materials, techniques and purposes underpinning Russian academic drawing and painting of the figure. Students work from life models. Students make 2 portraits (1 painting and 1 drawing), and 2 full figure studies (1 painting and 1 drawing). The medium for painting is oil. Drawings are in graphite pencil on stretched paper.

Dates: 13/1/20 – 24/1/20.
Times:
9am – 12pm drawing
12 – 1pm lunch
1 – 6pm painting

80 hours tuition
Where: Rob Gutteridge School of Art (RGCR), 49a, Whitmore Square, Adelaide, SA
5000
Minimum 4 students, maximum 10 students

Cost: $2,000.00 (10% discount for enrolled RGCR students, and other eligible
parties – see RGCR website: www.RGCR.com.au)
Model fees are included
Students supply their own materials.
Boards for stretching paper supplied by the School
To register your interest, contact Rob Gutteridge: robjgutteridge@gmail.com.au
Mobile: 0434965434

The workshop will only go ahead when 4 or more people register their intention to attend. An invoice will then be sent, together with materials list and detailed course content.

 

WORKSHOPS 2019

All workshops are on consecutive Sundays including start and finish date.

6 hours per day:
Tuition: 10am – 1pm
Lunch: 1-2pm
Tuition: 2pm-5pm

 

Workshop Date Number of Sundays
*Summer School 14/1/19 – 25/1/19 na
**Colour for realist artists 17/2/19 – 24/3/19 6
Drawing the hand and foot: construction, anatomy, appearance 28/4/19 – 2/6/19 6
Composition 23/6/19 – 14/7/19 4
SALA – tba 1/8/19 – 31/8/19
Figure construction 15/9/19 – 20/10/19 6
Russian academic figure drawing 10/11/19 – 15/12/19 6
***Écorché – anatomical sculpture of a flayed figure – intensive TBA – latter part of 2019 na

 

* Summer School: Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm.
** Colour for realist artists: the 3rd class is on Saturday 2/3/19 – not Sunday 3/2/19
*** Écorché – 80 hours over 2 weeks