When: Sunday 25th February, 11am-12noon

Where: National Gallery of Victoria International
180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne (please meet at the couches nearest the gift shop on the ground floor not far from reception)

Cost: $45 – ONE HOUR OF POWER.
(strictly no refunds but you may give your place to a friend).

Materials (please bring): Sketchbook (A4 or A3), 2B pencil, eraser, sharpener (enclosed).

This is a very popular event and will book out quickly (only 15 places available).


In this session you will learn some of the very basic skills required to draw.

You will discover how to describe form,gain insights on how to create depth and learn simple methods to improve your drawing ability.

This session is designed for an absolute beginners to give you some basic skills and confidence in your approach to drawing in an inspiring and friendly environment.

Marco Luccio is known for his warm and engaging teaching style and he undertsands the fears and hesitation when it comes to starting to draw . A perfect session for stepping into your creativity or getting back to it . See also Luccio’s monthly sessions at the NGV for those who may want regular sessions. Events listed on his website at marcoluccioartist.com.au and here on eventbrite .

More about Marco and his teaching

Luccio is a renowned international artist with a strong drawing based art practice.

He has mentored and taught beginners and advanced for many years and has been described by many as an artists artist.

He is know for having a very relaxed teaching style that caters for all levels.

Born in Benevento in 1969, Luccio arrived in Australia in 1974.

He has an Honors Degree in Printmaking from RMIT Melbourne where he was first introduced to teaching and selected as lecturer for the part time students whilst he was still a student himself.

Luccio has held 50 solo exhibitions, 208 group, curated and award shows and received several commissions.

Luccio has had several solo exhibitions in New York.

Luccio’s work is represented in 42 public and corporate collections, including the New York Public Library, the Museum of the City of New York, The New York Historical Society, The National Gallery of Australia, The National Gallery of Victoria, The State Library of Victoria and The City of Melbourne.

His work has been shortlisted for many major drawing awards including twice for the most respected of all drawings prizes the Dobell Drawing Prize and three times the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing amongst many others.