Exploring Portraiture

Make your own self-portrait using symbols, objects and colours to resemble a face or figure with individual expression inspired by looking at the Victoria Crowe exhibition.

Exploring Portraiture

About Exploring Portraiture

Sunday 11 August, 10.30am - 12.30pm or 1.30pm - 3.30pm.

Victoria Crowe often uses symbols and personal objects in her portraiture. Make your own self-portrait using symbols, objects and colours to resemble a face or figure with individual expression inspired by looking at the Victoria Crowe exhibition. These are free drop-in sessions so no need to book - just come along. With Norlyne Rosewarne.

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