Contribute to a new life-size drawing of Tricia the Elephant, made up of over 250 individual separate pieces, which will be displayed in the last week of the Animaze exhibition. Artist Ross Potter will take you through drawing techniques using graphite on paper and help you complete your very own section of the artwork.
- Enrol to secure your place (free activity)
- The completed artwork will be exhibited from Saturday 19 – Wednesday 23 January
- Children under 5 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for the workshop
- All parents (if not staying) will be asked to sign their child in and out of the session
Tutor Ross Potter
Ross Potter is a Western Australian artist based in Fremantle.
Originally from Brisbane, Potter made his move to the West Coast in 2007, working in the steel industry and creating art in his spare time. In 2011 he decided to take his art more seriously with the creation of his first solo exhibition. Potter’s passion for the arts continued to grow as his practice developed, leading him to pursue his artistic career full time in 2013. The artist now works from his studio based at the J Shed in Fremantle’s iconic West End.
Using Graphite on Paper, Potter dedicates his time to capturing the details in our everyday lives and finds escapism can exist in the simplicity of our very own reality. Altering perspectives and challenging our sense of place, Potter’s work captures the slow evolution of the urban landscape and how we as a community interact with our surroundings. As we fall in and out of love, it is the romance in these minute details that brings us all together.