The building blocks of drawing. This course will give you the important skills and overall confidence to draw and is a step to helping you to ‘see and record’.

In this workshop you will learn:-

  • The materials of drawing, different kinds of pencils, charcoal, pens and discover which paper/mark making combinations give the best result for the subjects you wish to draw.
  •  Useful and foolproof methods of understanding your subject – how to measure, obtain correct proportion, shape, form and & ‘subject relativity’ to ensure accurate results, giving a strong launch pad to create life like drawings. This skill is transferable to any art project in the future too.
  • The sessions will show you how to create and explore shapes to assist in the construction of your drawing. How to study the subject for best results and plan the final piece. Several different subjects will be tackled as confidence grows.
  • Finally how to use shading and tone in relation to the subject and medium in use.




Tutor: Max Hale
Date & Time: Wed 6th Sep, 10am - 4pm
Venue: Bingham Studio, New Brewery Arts
REF: SW107-17
PRICE: £80 (£0.00 VAT)

All abilities welcome

What you will need:
All tools and materials will be provided. 

Residential option available. Find out about our accommodation, costs and how to book here.


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