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About julia

l love drawing and printmaking. I also love communicating. And I love meeting people who care about these things.

Portrait Drawing Classes at Port Noarlunga

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Drawing for the Terrified – and Not so Terrified

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Portraits in Pastel from photos

I’m starting this drawing with a dark pastel pencil, with a tonal study, but this is actually the basis of my colour drawing.  People often struggle with getting the proportions right when th… Source: Portraits in Pastel from photos

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The Colophon for Winged Messengers

Traditionally, print exchanges usually require a colophon, which is a collection of statements that the artists submit to accompany their prints.  Until now, the only time that the colophon for Win… Source: The Colophon for Winged Messengers

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Life Drawing

New StartArt class at Pepper St on December 13. Life drawing is a passion of mine. It’s like meditation: the discipline of drawing coupled with the silence of concentration, in a room that’s curtained off from the outside world. Many… … Continue reading

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Drama in pastel

After playing with fluffy clouds, I went for a drive the next day and was amazed at the dramatic cloudscapes that I encountered. This was the beginning of that spectacular weather that blew over se… Source: Drama in pastel

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Clouds in Pastel

Before I embark on a colour version of my cloud study, I’ve had a go at changing the composition by making a pencil sketch. I’ve propped the charcoal study in front of my laptop screen,… Source: Clouds in Pastel

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