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Third Thursdays – 21 March 2024

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Third Thursdays – 21 March 2024

R75

Every Third Thursday of the month, I offer a cheap and cheerful online creativity and illustration workshop. We’ll learn something different every time. We’ll cover topics such as floral illustration, meditation illustration, how to draw pet portraits, how to come up with ideas, how to create cute cards and gift tags or how to draw portraits.

It’s online, so you can join from anywhere. Please note that times are in SAST, and prices are in South African Rands. A replay will be sent out after the workshop, so if you can’t make it or there’s load-shedding, you can still enjoy the lesson.

Bring a pencil, eraser, pen, and paper and if you’re feeling fancy, something to add colours such as coloured pencils or paints. Nice, but not necessary. If you have a pencil and the back of an old envelope, you’re also good to go.

The theme for March is minimalist portraits. One of my favourite things to draw! Super easy and rewarding. I’ll show you how. I’ll show you how to get someone’s likeness in the easiest possible way, and you will impress your friends and family with your amazing portraits. These make great gifts, cards, and gift tags, or they can be your new party trick! I’ll also give you some product recommendations. Show you how to make cards easy peasy. And if you’re using Procreate, I’ll give you my printer recommendations. This is a really fun and accessible workshop; whether you have two left hands or you’re a professional artist, you’ll love it. 

It’s fun and easy, and you’ll learn something! No skills or experience are needed. All ages and levels are welcome.

This is not the boring traditional realistic drawing many of us had to endure in school. It’s illustration. It’s far more fun, creative and broad. Anything goes!

I have been teaching since 2019, and I’ve seen many people arrive at my workshops anxious, scared, and telling me how they shouldn’t be there and don’t have a creative bone in their body and can’t draw. Those same people leave my workshops happy, confident, and inspired with a piece of art they are proud of.  I put a lot of thought into all my classes, and I’ve designed exercises that help you break through your mental blocks and make them fun, easy and accessible to everyone. Like everything, illustration and creativity take time and practice, and you’re not going to become a professional illustrator after one one-hour class, BUT the most important thing is that you will see that you are capable of far more than you think. And you’ll have the creative confidence to keep practising, and with every pencil stroke, you’ll learn and improve. And just find the joy of being creative! Because once you get over the fear, it really is so much fun! 

And if you join every month, by the end of the year, you will see how much you’ve improved!

And if you’re lucky, Sir Henry will even make an appearance!

I hope to see you there!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

My contact details: hello@karenvermeulen.com & WhatsApp only +27608508206

Please ensure you’re signed on and settled in to start at 18h00. You’ll get an email with the link when you make your purchase. It will come from hello@karenvermeulen.com. Check your spam folder if you can’t find your link. If you really can’t find it, please contact me with the name you booked under, and I will make sure you get it.

If you’re having trouble purchasing your ticket online, please let me know.

One ticket per person, please. In other words, if two people share a computer, both will need a ticket. Kids under 12 can join for free.

A replay will be sent out after the workshop. These videos are yours to keep and enjoy, but please don’t share them; it’s for ticket holders only.

Replays will be sent out and be available for a limited amount of time. It’s your responsibility to download the video before the link expires. I won’t unfortunately be able to resend links. But if you didn’t get the link, please let me know and I will send it to you.

No refunds or exchanges. If you miss a class and/or a replay download, you won’t be able to join a future class for free. If I, for some reason, have to cancel or postpone, I will make sure you join a future class of the same value, or you can use your R75 as a discount towards any of my other courses, workshops, private lessons or consultations.

If you don’t know your Zoom handle, please just put your name there.

The information will stay up here.

Please make sure you put the time in your calendar and keep the link in a safe place. I’m one person, and email queries take up a lot of time. So please check back here to see if your question is answered before sending your query.

If you have any queries that are not covered here, please let me know, happy to help.

And lastly and most importantly, thank you SO much for your support. As I’ve said, I’m a very sm0ll business of only one (smoll) person, and every purchase, share, and good review makes a big difference. I absolutely love teaching and really believe that everyone is creative and benefits from creativity. And I’m excited to share my love for creativity and illustration with you!

 

REGISTER HERE

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