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Design Workshop Day 2


Mary Brown

Duration 1 day
Dates Sun 3 June   2018
Fees Members $75  Non-Members $90
Fees Due By 2 May 2018
Venue  76 Queen St, Concord West

The Design Workshop on Saturday 2 June, is purely a theoretical day, as mentioned in the advertisement for that day. A follow-up day has been granted, and this will be a practical day. 3 or 4 designs will be done over the day. The designs will be created from photos taken specifically for the workshop. Each   design will employ prescribed elements and principles of designs. The aim is not to create literal images from the primary sources. 

Preparation for this workshop involves YOU, the participant, taking photos of:

  • Crowd situations 
  • Cityscapes (buildings, shop fronts, etc – take photos from different angles) 
  • Landscapes (can be gardens) – take photos from a distance as well as close ups – take these from different perspectives.

    The photos must have great clarity and are to be printed in colour on A4 paper. Bring at least 6 photos for each group.    

     On the day, please bring:

  • Mary Brown’s booklet on Design Elements and Principles, Photos (as prescribed above), 
  • Good quality sheets of drawing paper or an artist’s journal, tracing paper, 
  • drawing materials – artline pens or/and ‘lead’ pencils which must be at least B or above, 
  • ruler.

Y   You may apply to do this Day 2 Design Workshop if you did Mary Brown’s 1-day Design Workshop in 2017 or intend to do the theoretical Design Workshop on the Saturday 2 June 2018.

      Any enquiries, please contact Mary Brown on 98581326 or email her at 


Mary took photograph of Henri Matisse's 'Still Life with Geranium' 1910 atthe Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich last.   Matisse figures very prominently when talking about the
elements and principles of design.


Enrol in this Workshop

You can book a place in this workshop by contacting the Embroiderers' Guild NSW.

Some workshops will have an additional charge for kits - please enquire at the time of booking.

All bookings are subject to the
Guild's Workshop Policy.