Architectural Drawing workshop

Glass exhibition display case featuring two architectural models, built from cardboard
Install photo, Gregory Burgess: From the Coalface

Noel Shaw Gallery Level 1 Baillieu Library

Do you love to draw and sketch? Would you like to improve your skills in drawing from life? Join Archives and Special Collections for a drawing workshop with artist and VCA drawing teacher Julian Aubrey Smith, centered on the incredible architectural models on display in Gregory Burgess: From the Coalface. Learn the fundamentals of drawing in perspective, using the architectural cardboard models on display, featuring Gregory Burgess' signature organic shapes and lines. All levels of experience welcome!

Julian Aubrey Smith is an artist based in Naarm/Melbourne. His practice is propelled by mining the conventions of traditional realist painting for new permutations. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from RMIT University in 2003 and completed a Master of Fine Arts (Visual Art) at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2014. He is the recipient of the 2014 Nino Sanciolo Prize, an Australian Postgraduate Award and an Australia Council for the Arts New Work Grant. He has also taught drawing and painting for many years at various institutions including Latrobe College, Fitzroy Painting, RMIT University, The University of Melbourne and the Victorian College of the Arts.

This event is free and limited places are available. Drawing materials will be provided to participants as well as seating.