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Friday, August 5, 2016


Sketching With Your Camera is the title of an illustrated talk by Harry Lock promises to be an informative and entertaining evening for Arts Interactive on August 10.

“Apart from being artists, what do Delacroix, Degas, Norman Rockwell and David Hockney have in common? You may be surprised to know that they all used photographs as reference for their painting,” says Arts Interactive. “Since the dawn of photography in the mid-1800s artists have, some secretly – some openly, used the camera to collect reference. Today digital technology has put a camera in everyone’s pocket so it is time for artists to embrace their cameras as just another pencil in their sketch box.”

Join Harry Lock, photographer (and sometimes artist) as he explains how a camera is an ideal tool for collecting reference for paintings. He will discuss some of the techniques digital photography has opened-up for artists, how to avoid the pitfalls, and inevitably there will be something on copyright.

The talk will take place on August 10 at 18h00 for 18h30 at College Rovers Rugby Club, Kings Park Stadium, Jacko Jackson Drive in Durban. Entrance R100.

There will be car guards in attendance and the area is safe with adequate parking right outside. Bookings through