Masterclass Series 2022

seeing the body

with jacqui stockdale

saturday 18 june at 10am – 3pm

$120 including materials and light lunch
Seeing the Body with Jacqui Stockdale

Jacqui Stockdale will teach you how to gain confidence in your ability to render the human form in its entirety. By learning new ways of looking at the body you will become confident in your ability to capture a pose in just a few minutes using a range of mediums, such as charcoal, ink, water and a brush. This workshop also encourages those who like to make travel drawings or draw people while on public transport as it helps you work quickly while seeing the overall shapes. This masterclass will feature two life models.

Masterclass includes:

All required drawing materials, two life models and a light lunch.

There is opportunity to advise of any dietary requirements when making your booking.

You will walk away with: 

A series of sketches and drawings created using charcoal and ink. A ‘toolkit’ of skills for capturing the human figure.

Other important information:

Please arrive 10 minutes early to avoid late starts.

Please allow time to find an all day carpark.


Is this workshop suitable for me?

If you are a practicing artist, art student, art educator or someone with an art background/experience this workshop is suitable for you

What can I bring?

Old clothes/apron

Closed in shoes

Water bottle

What’s the refund policy?

Refund available up to 48 hours before the start time of the masterclass.

Please note: when purchasing your ticket, the Gallery absorbs all related booking fees, however, refunds will include the ticket price less the Eventbrite fees (which consists of the payment processing fee and the service fee combined)

About the Artist

Artist Profile

About the Artist

Jacqui Stockdale is a 1990 graduate from Victorian College of the Arts and a leading contemporary artist renowned for her magical and symbolic images that include theatrical photography, painting, drawing, collage and performance. Her practice engages cultural identity, folklore and the transformative nature of ritual in society.

In 2016 Stockdale featured in the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Magic Object, followed by a major survey exhibition, Familija at the Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria. International exhibitions include Todays/Tomorrow, Cape Town, South Africa, Living Rooms, at the Louvre Museum, Paris; Alle Masquerade, Museum Villa Rot, Germany; Volta, Switzerland; and Wonderworks, Hong Kong. In 2012 Stockdale won the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.

Work in permanent collections includes: the National Gallery of Australia, Newcastle Art Gallery, Albury Regional Gallery, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and the Watermill Foundation Collection, USA. Artist Profile Cover, Issue 17, 2011. An ABC TV documentary about her practice titled ‘Heart’, featuring her hand drawn animations, won Best Documentary at the Melbourne International Film Festival, 2008.

Please note: when purchasing your ticket, the Gallery absorbs all related booking fees

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Main image: Natalie Ryan, Octopus 2017, porcelain and resin. Photo: Matthew Stanton.