What's On Moreton Bay | Portraiture workshop with Tori-Jay Mordey

Portraiture workshop with Tori-Jay Mordey

Redcliffe
July 13th at 12:30pm
from $15.00

Join Tori-Jay Mordey at this beginner-friendly portrait workshop. Tori-Jay is a First Nations artist and illustrator. Her portraits are created using various mediums including digital illustrations and drawings, printmaking and mural painting.

Tori-Jay will show her process of marking out faces and developing a portrait. Participants will practise using these techniques before diving into timed life drawings.

About the artist

Tori-Jay Mordey is an established First Nations Australian illustrator and artist. She is currently based in Meanjin (Brisbane). Over the years Tori-Jay has honed her skills in digital illustrations, drawings, painting, printmaking and film. She is working on expanding her skills as a mural artist. Her work revolves around human connection and exploring her racial identity.

In her illustrative work, Tori-Jay combines stylistic cartoons with realism. This helps capture the complexities of our emotions. She distorts and exaggerates the characters in a way that expresses and exposes their vulnerabilities. Tori-Jay has over 6 years of professional experience within the art industry. She prides herself on building connections and making a difference, especially when representing herself, her community, and Torres Straits Islander artists.

This workshop is part of the exhibition Interfacial Intimacies and is suitable for people over 12 years of age.

Image credit: Soggybreadissad

Event Snapshot:

Date: Saturday, 13 July 2024

Time: 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Location:1 Irene Street, Redcliffe, 4020

Cost: $15 BOOK HERE - https://www.moretonbay.qld.gov...

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