When: Saturday 25 February, 1.30-4.30pm

Where: NGVI International – St Kilda Road
(meet at reception desk and please arrive on time)

Cost: $95
(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 20 places available).

Tickets to this event only available through the marcoluccio.com.au website and on Eventbrite.


Chiaroscuro Drawing and the masters

Key Points: 

Learn to draw with deep and powerful contrasts of dark and light whist observing the great masters.

A wonderful class to improve your ability to draw with tone and explore ways to express volume and mass.

In this class you will discover the ways in which great masters used the chiaroscuro technique whilst learning how you can make your drawings exude beautiful and powerful contrasts of light and dark.

Create drawings that have volume, depth and contrast.

For beginners and advanced.

Each one of the drawing from the collection class will be different, you won’t be drawing the same thing twice no matter how many classes you attend. You can do any of the classes without having attended any previous sessions.

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 both the most respected Dobell Drawing Prize and the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing amongst many others.


Marco Luccio. Photo by Han Ginger.