SYDNEY
ART
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Drawing Classical Paintings 2

Drawing Classical Paintings 2

Saturday 18 May
Art Gallery Rd - 11am - 2 Hours
Alice Xu
CONTINUED FOR PREVIOUS DRAWING CLASSICAL PAINTINGS CLASSES!

Deep dive on more classical painting drawings and improve skills. We will focus on:

- Observational drawing
- Using tone
- Drawing with accuracy
- Building Composition

Hope to see you!
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Ink for Beginners

Ink for Beginners

Sunday 23 June
Ermington, New South Wales - 10am - 2 Hours
Vittorio Pagani
Dive into the captivating world of ink at our beginner-friendly art event! Discover the magic of ink as you experiment with various techniques and unleash your artistic potential. Join us for a fun-filled session where you'll learn the basics and create your own stunning ink masterpieces.
book now
$43      
Figure Gesture Drawing

Figure Gesture Drawing

Sunday 07 July
Art Gallery Rd - 11am - 2 Hours
Alice Xu
Drawing the sculptures/paintings with us!

You will learn:

- How to simplify the figure
- Exaggerating poses
- Building Shapes
- Drawing with accuracy

Bring: Sketchbook, pencil, eraser, watercolour/coloured pencil (optional)
book now
$47      

Beginner's Drawing Class

Beginner's Drawing Class

Sunday 21 July
Ermington, New South Wales - 10am - 2 Hours
Vittorio Pagani
In this class, we will explore the basics of drawing and equip you with the skills needed to create beautiful and expressive artwork.

Our experienced instructor will guide you through the fundamentals of drawing, including perspective, proportion, shading, and composition.

We will also be practicing various forms of Mark Making techniques and hopefully will make an empty page less daunting to fill up.

Perfect for complete beginners.
book now
$47      
Tonal Drawing

Tonal Drawing

Sunday 04 August
Art Gallery Rd - 11am - 2 Hours
Alice Xu
Join us for an inspiring journey where you will learn to create dramatic and realistic drawings by mastering the techniques of tonal rendering.

We will focus on:

-Using shadow and tone
-Value Drawing
-Building contrast and clean images
-How to simplify composition

Join us!
book now
$47      
Figure Gesture Drawing 2

Figure Gesture Drawing 2

Sunday 18 August
Art Gallery Rd - 11am - 2 Hours
Alice Xu
Level up your figure drawing techniques as we draw more complex poses. This is a continuation of our other Figure Gesture Drawing which covers the following topics:

- How to simplify the figure
- Exaggerating poses
- Building Shapes
- Drawing with accuracy

Bring: Sketchbook, pencil, eraser, watercolour/coloured pencil (optional)
book now
$47      

Observational Drawing (Fountain)

Observational Drawing (Fountain)

Sunday 01 September
St James - 11am - 2 Hours
Alice Xu
Join us for an Observational Drawing event! The subject will be a fountain.

- Capturing the Figure in Space
- Drawing 3 Dimensionally
- Building Shapes
- Drawing with Accuracy

Relaxed drawing session with one-on-one time for every person. See you there!
book now
$43      
Observational Drawing (Animals)

Observational Drawing (Animals)

Sunday 15 September
Darlinghurst - 11am - 2 Hours
Alice Xu
Observational Drawing (Animals)
- How to simplify shapes
- Realism techniques
- Drawing with Accuracy
Relaxed drawing session with one-on-one time for every person
book now
$43      
Tonal Drawing

Tonal Drawing

Sunday 13 October
Art Gallery Rd - 11am - 2 Hours
Alice Xu
Join us for an inspiring journey where you will learn to create dramatic and realistic drawings by mastering the techniques of tonal rendering.

We will focus on:

-Using shadow and tone
-Value Drawing
-Building contrast and clean images
-How to simplify composition

Join us!
book now
$43      

ABOUT SYDNEY
ART
GROUP
Come along to our meetups to improve your art in a relaxed and social atmosphere, and under the guidance of a professional instructor. Complete beginners to experienced artists all welcome.

Our 2 hour meetups are held in a different location each time, usually outdoors.

Bring your own materials which can be anything from pencils or pastels, to watercolour or oils.

If you are a complete beginner all you need to start are a couple of good drawing pencils, a rubber, and a drawing pad.

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to experienced artists. The instructor is there to help everyone.

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

Join the Facebook Group here to share your art and enjoy the art of other locals.

You can also subscribe here to receive notifications of upcoming events.

Our meetups and classes are limited to a max of 12 people
REVIEWS
Good
5/5
Teresa
2024-05-08
From a friend
5/5
Elizabeth
2024-04-11
Thought it was a wonderful, quiet and calming session. Alice was so great!
5/5
Shalin
2024-03-05

Loved it ! I enjoyed being in the art gallery to do class.Small group worked well
5/5
Linda
2024-03-05
Enjoyed it.
5/5
Helen
2024-03-04
Really enjoyed this class and was very happy with my finished drawing. We were encouraged to draw a subject I wouldn?t have attempted otherwise and learnt some good techniques. Friendly and helpful instructor.
5/5
Jillian
2024-02-20

This was the perfect introduction to drawing. Easy to follow and relaxed. Vittorio is a great teacher!
5/5
Cameron
2024-02-19
Alice was great!! Took time with each one of us. Explained very clearly and I discovered new things I didn't know
5/5
Lynda
2023-08-27
I loved it thank you
5/5
Keri
2023-08-22

Enjoyable and instructive
5/5
Helen
2023-08-21
She is very skilled and friendly, easy to approach for questions . She is checking on everyone with very helpful suggestions ?
4/5
Claudia
2023-08-01
I learned a lot. Thank you Alice
5/5
Hayley
2023-07-01

ARTISTS
Alice Xu
Alice Xu is an artist working in the drawing and painting medium. She
often focuses on themes of life and figurative works. Alice likes to treat her artworks almost like a photo diary, keeping scenes of the everyday and documenting the mundane,
instances of people captured like a moment in time. Alice has been in notable shows such as KAAF Art Prize (KCC Exhibition) Mosman Youth Art Prize (Mosman Art Gallery) (Audi Mosman Centre) and Noel Chettle Memorial Art Prize (Newcastle TAFE).
Vittorio Pagani
Vittorio Pagani, a Uruguayan artist and graphic designer, born on February 6, 1994, is a vibrant force in the world of visual arts. Graduating with a degree in Plastic and Visual Arts from the University of Fine Arts in Montevideo, Vittorio's creative journey is marked by a fusion of talent and passion. With expertise in graphic
design,his artwork reflects a profound understanding of aesthetics and storytelling.

Beyond his graphic endeavors, Vittorio is an accomplished musician, educator, and advocate for artistic expression. His dynamic career spans from teaching and workshop facilitation,each experience adding layers to his multifaceted artistic person. Rooted in a dedication to constant growth and exploration, Vittorio's work is a testament to the transformative power of creativity and its ability to connect communities across cultures.
PHOTOS
Sydney Art Group
2024-02-25
Sydney Art Group
2024-04-26
Title or Location: Mon Dieu
This painting was produced in 1996. I always have sung Edith Piaf songs and my inspiration came from her song titled Mon Dieu where she asks God to keep her lover for a little longer before calling him back home. Her expression on this painting could be one she had when making this heartfelt request.
Credit: Valerie Ebert
Sydney Art Group
2024-02-25

Sydney Art Group
2024-04-21
Title or Location: Life Drawing Plein Air
Oil painting of the Arthouse hotel room
Credit: Alice Xu
Facebook: Alice Xu
Instagram: alicexuart
Sydney Art Group
2024-02-25
Sydney Art Group
2024-04-18
Title or Location: Trapped
Oil on canvas trapped Are we trapped here in this life or is it what we do now affects what happens in the afterlife Or do we make the most of life now because that's all there is Trapped
Credit: Andrew siambis
Facebook: Andrew siambis
Instagram: Andrew_siambis

Sydney Art Group
2024-02-25
Sydney Art Group
2024-04-15
Title or Location: Freestanding terrace house in Darlinghurst
After seeing my series of coloured drawings depicting prominent corners in Darlinghurst, the client for this artwork decided that He would like a coloured drawing of his rare freestanding terrace house in Darlinghurst.The original coloured A3 size drawing showcasing the beauty of this rare freestanding building while the owner faces the challenge of the plein tree in his garden.
Credit: Hans Madoery
Sydney Art Group
2023-09-24

Sydney Art Group
2024-03-16
Title or Location: Taking a dip
Oil on wood panel with old holland oils I like to paint wildlife in it?s natural settings I work with under painting then build up layers
Credit: Andrew siambis
Sydney Art Group
2023-09-24
Sydney Art Group
2024-02-16
Title or Location:
Sunflower bouquets for valentines!
Credit: Nida
Facebook: Nida
Instagram: Nidapn

Orlando Art Group
2024-05-06
Bournemouth Art Group
2024-05-16
Title or Location: Fields and Skies Blewbury Oxfordshire
A friend asked me to create a painting for her to give to her sister as wedding gift. She sent me some some ideas of colour pallettes she liked and I used a photo I had taken of the landscape in Oxfordshire as inspiration. I painted the whole canvas bright pink first and let it dry and then painted on top.
Credit: Isabelle Illustrates
Facebook: Isabelleillustrates
Instagram: Isabelle_illustrates
Orlando Art Group
2024-05-06

Columbus Art Group
2024-05-16
Title or Location: Katy
I painted this as a memorial portrait for my friends, Delyn and Elizabeth Christian, originally from Columbus and now living in Tennessee. Delyn has been very active in the Columbus music scene for years and even wrote a song about Katy. The following is more info about Katy's life: Katy came to Fretnot Farm in Woodbury Tennessee in July 2012. She was six months old. Her mother was a companion dog to a Veteran who served in Iraq. Katy fit right in to the five acre farm and spent each day
Credit: Gidget Arrowood Day
Atlanta Art Group
2024-04-15
Aberdeen Art Group
2024-05-16
Title or Location:
A painting of the memory of the fields I played in as a very small child at summer time.
Credit: Fiona H

Richmond Art Group
2024-04-15
Portland Art Group
2024-05-16
Title or Location: Jammin'
This piece, along with a few others was created for use as "merch" to sell at music events. I'm also a singer songwriter so I'm always looking for ways to bring my art and music together. The original idea for this painting was completed on the computer but the idea of a big display banner popped into my mind and I decided to do a large canvas. The canvas is loose, about 36 x 42 inches. Acrylic on 12oz canvas and is currently hanging in my living room here in Gresham, Oregon USA. Thanks for your
Credit: Doug Hunt
Facebook: Doug Hunt Fine Art
Instagram: doughuntart
Pasadena Art Group
2024-04-10

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