Welcome to our list of arts and cultural events happening in the NSW Central West gathered from artists, event producers, great local venues and groups across the region. Use the contact or ticketing details listed with each event.
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Tutored Portrait Drawing With Isabel Harnden
Sat 30 September at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$45.00
Join us for 2 hours of tutored Portrait Drawing at The Odd Sock Gallery, led by local Cowra artist Isabel Harnden.
Isabel Harnden is a traditionally trained painter who grew up in Newcastle and is now based locally in Cowra, employed as the Art Teacher at Cowra High School. Isabel holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts and a Master of Teaching and has extensive experience in Life Drawing.
In this 2 hour tutored lesson Isabel will share her knowledge on fundamental techniques which will provide you the skills required to draw a portrait.
Materials are included in this class; brown Kraft paper, willow charcoal and soft pastels. Please feel free to bring along any other materials you may wish to use. There will be easels with large size boards available . There will also be the option to sit at a table and chair for those who would like to be seated.
Please note, a minimum of 7 participants are required for this class to take place. In the event that these numbers are not met, the class will be postponed and a refund or credit will be available. Minimum age requirement is 16.
The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.
Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.
The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What’s On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication. Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at email@example.com
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