Chiaroscuro Figure Drawing Workshop 

Ben Winspear

In this workshop Ben will show you the easiest way to draw the figure using the Chiaroscuro method – focusing on the lights and darks. Beginning with a demonstration Ben will then coach each participant through the process from a variety of short and long poses from the life model.

Ben Winspear is an award winning artist who is based in Melbourne. He works in several mediums including oil, watercolour and graphite and has been painting professionally for over ten years. Ben has held several successful solo and joint exhibitions and paints a wide range of subject matter. He is a tutor who is in high demand throughout Melbourne and Country Victoria and has a great desire to see people flourish in their journey as an artist.

Suggested materials:

  • 2B pencil
  • Stanly knife
  • Kneadable eraser
  • Graphite stick, powder or pencils
  • Charcoal
  • Conte pencils
  • Pastels


Date: Thursday 22nd November 2018(BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL)

Time:  10am to 3:30pm

Cost: $130 (includes cost of model, not materials)

Where: Arts on Burgundy, 104 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg.

Phone:  9459 2364

Morning and afternoon tea supplied