Drawing for beginners

This course is suitable for all levels. We believe that everyone can draw. Whether you're just starting out or have done a little drawing and want a reminder of the basics. We will help you develop your skills and potential. You will get the chance to express your creativity, experiment with different mediums and develop your drawing techniques in a fun and supportive environment.

START DATE AND TIME:
Tue, 24th September 2019
1400 - 1600
DURATION:
10 weeks
Code:
CL013
Full fee:
£115
Concessionary fee:*
£100

TUTOR:

Margaret James

Address

South Portslade Community Centre, Church Road
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This course is suitable for all levels. We believe that everyone can draw. Whether you're just starting out or have done a little drawing and want a reminder of the basics. We will help you develop your skills and potential. You will get the chance to express your creativity, experiment with different mediums and develop your drawing techniques in a fun and supportive environment.

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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