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Learn how to draw your favourite pet, animal or create a special gift for someone who loves their pet!

In this 3 hour workshop, local Adelaide artist and Illustrator Heidi Forgan will demonstrate and guide you through the process of drawing your own pet portrait. We will specifically cover the following:

  • Drawing materials – what to use and when
  • Some warm up drawing activities to build your confidence.
  • Translating a photograph into a line drawing and an easy method for transferring this onto your drawing paper using the GRID method.
  • Observing tonal values and how demonstrate this with graphite pencils. Instruction on composition, tone, detail and layering.
  • Focus on capturing the important elements of a pet portrait including the eye’s, nose and ears before venturing into the hair and whiskers.

What you'll get

  • All materials supplied
  • A glass of wine upon arrival

what to bring

  • Bring your own art journal or favourite art materials (optional)
  • Bring a friend and share the fun! (plus… save some $$)


Be sure to check out our Terms & Conditions before grabbing a ticket.