Art – Drawing for Beginners
This is a broad drawing course suitable for students who are compete beginners to those with some drawing experience. The course focuses on learning correct drawing techniques and teaches the art of drawing through practical demonstrations and one to one assistance throughout each session. The course has a progressive structure with a new technique and a particular area of drawing being covered each week.
Shading techniques, observational techniques, light and shadow, proportion, perspective, drawing from life, drawing from photographs, drawing with graphite, drawing with colour.
Please bring a set of graphite pencils, rubber, ruler, sharpener and a sketch book of your choice (A4, A3).
No prior knowledge of drawing is needed. For the first few sessions the tutor will bring in objects and images for the class to draw, after which the students will be encouraged to bring in their own objects/images suggested by the tutor. For the first session students will need to come prepared with their own materials as laid out above (set of graphite pencils, rubber, ruler, sharpener, sketch book of choice).
This course is not formally assessed but students will be taught via group activities, practical demonstrations and one to one tutorials. Each week a class handout will be provided which gives further information on the class and topics covered during that particular week.
No qualifications or experience needed