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      PeopleMania: Draw at the beach with Marina Grechanik and Suhita Shirodkar in Zandvoort

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      July 21, 2019

      Sunday  10:00 AM

      104 Van Speijkstraat
      Zandvoort, Noord-Holland

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      PeopleMania: Draw at the beach with Marina Grechanik and Suhita Shirodkar

      Draw people all day at Zandvoort Beach in the Netherlands (an easy half hour train ride from Amsterdam). Marina and Suhita love drawing people-stories and their enthusiasm for the subject is infectious. You'll try your hand at a lot of different techniques and go home with a bag of tricks, so people drawing will always be fun and accessible to you! We'll divide into 2 groups and each group will take turns with an instructor, trying a myriad of techniques. After you've had a session with both Marina and Suhita, we will form smaller groups and work jointly on capturing beach scenes filled with colorful characters. And as a bonus, each of us will go home with a group sketch that captures memories of Zandvoort Beach from that day!++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ About Marina and Suhita Both Marina Grechanik and Suhita Shirodkar have been instructors at many Urban Sketching Symposiums. They have also both been correspondents at the Symposium, and share a passion for people-based stories. Both love fast-capture drawing and will make sure you too will come to love it by the end of this one-day course! It will be intensive, but it will also be a ton of fun. You can see more of Marina's work on her blog: You can see more of Suhita's work on her blog: Workshop ScheduleLeave from Amsterdam at 9am (exact details will be sent to registered participants) or you can meet us at Zandvoort Station directly. When the workshop ends, we will head back to Amsterdam, but you can stay on longer on your own ofcourse! The workshop starts at 10am and ends at 4pm, and includes a break for lunch. The group will be divided into 2 and each half will work with one instructor for a third of the workshop, wiht the other for a third and then we will work together on a final exercise that brings all the learnign together.  Over the course of the day we will work on many, many approaches to drawing people including • Blind contour• Looking and then drawing from memory• Using techniques that only capture essentials• Exaggeration• Capturing emotion• Creating portraits that combine several people into one• Gesture drawing• Capturing people as silhouettes• Basic proportions for quick capture We will build up through a series of exercises to Speed drawing for quick-capture. Tools: Pen, multicolor pen, pastel, brush pen, watercolor, colored pencil, watersoluble pencil, lots of economically priced sketchbook or loose paper ( we will do a lot of sketches) Can Also Bring:hat, water, very light portable stool (if desired) Keep your kit light, we will move around a lot and often draw standing. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++  FAQs  How can I contact the organizer with any questions?Contact Suhita  at with your questions Is my registration refundable or transferrable?Your registration can neither be transferred not is is refundable.  I don't know how ot get to this beach...If you are in Amsterdam on the day of the workshop, the instructors will send out instructions on where to meet up to catch the train to the beach. Or you can meet us directly at the station in Zandvoort and the Beach is a short walk away. Do I need prior experience drawing ths subject?No, you don't need to be an experienced sketcher, the workshop is designed to work across all skill levels. Do bring your enthusiasm along though, we will have a full day of sketching at the beach!

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