Drawing for beginners

The course involves drawing from direct observation, still life, landscapes, self portrait and photographs with an emphasis on space, volume, simple perspective and other techniques and concepts.

Seeing/Drawing skills will be developed and  mark making, value, line and line quality will be explored.

START DATE AND TIME:
Tue, 28th April 2020
1400 - 1600
DURATION:
10 weeks
Code:
CL057
Full fee:
£115
Concessionary fee:*
£100

TUTOR:

Margaret James

Address

South Portslade Community Centre, Church Road
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The course involves drawing from direct observation, still life, landscapes, self portrait and photographs with an emphasis on space, volume, simple perspective and other techniques and concepts.

Seeing/Drawing skills will be developed and mark making, value, line and line quality will be explored.

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

 

  • To give you the opportunity to explore and experiment with different drawing techniques, using different medium
  • To develop your skills and potential.
  • Acquire skills in evaluating own work

 

COURSE CONTENT

The course involves drawing from direct observation, still life, landscapes, self portrait and photographs with an emphasis on space, volume, simple perspective and other techniques and concepts.

Seeing/Drawing skills will be developed and mark making, value, line and line quality will be explored.


TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

Warm up drawing exercises

Demonstration of techniques

Work sheets

Discussion

Feedback (Peer group and 1 to 1)

Shared Learning.


COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Beginner


HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

Practical work

1 to 1 Tuition / Feedback

Peer group feedback


EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

Sketchbook work will be encouraged to develop ideas.


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

Pencils : H, HB, B, 2B, 4B, 6B

2H, 4H

Charcoal, charcoal pencils

Paper: Cartridge paper any size

Eraser

Other materials needed will be discussed in class.


WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Drawing For All, Painting

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