Learn to Draw (Beginners)
This course is aimed at complete beginners who have never drawn or who have not drawn for many years or have no confidence in their drawing and need help and encouragement.
What The Course is About:
You will be taught the absolute basics, learning about line, texture and tone as well as how to make a range of marks using various media such as pencil, charcoal, pastel, conte and pen and ink. You will also learn how to assess proportion and will be shown ways of doing this. You will be encouraged to experiment with different styles of working and you will draw from still life ,plants and nature, the human form, landscape as well as architecture and interiors.
You will mainly be finding ways of seeing and observing; your tutor will demonstrate methods and you will initially draw from still life and natural forms such as still life, fruit or vegetables. Later on we will try some experimental ways of drawing looking at other artists work for inspiration and ideas for techniques.
What to bring to the first session:
Bring a range of pencils, and charcoal initially.
Most of your materials can be bought in the school shop but you will be given a list of materials needed when you join the course.
Suitable fore complete beginners who have never drawn or who have not drawn for many years .
What will I achieve?
You will learn the basic principles of observational drawing and be shown how to interpret visual information. You will have the opportunity to develop your drawing techniques and experiment with a variety of materials.
The aim of the course is to help you to develop your observational skills further and build your confidence when interpreting and recording what you see .
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