A workshop for anyone who may never had formal tuition in drawing or wishes to refresh their graphic skills. Typically those that are painting and require a boost in their visual skills.
What is the workshop about?
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.
What you will need:
All materials will be provided.