Beginners Drawing

Drawing heavily on experimentation and individual development, this course will provide you with the fundamentals skills required for understanding drawing tools and approaches. Structured around the life model, the course will introduce materials and  techniques that are crucial for those who wish to carry on exploring painting and more advanced drawing techniques...

Taught by: Alice White.

Description

Drawing heavily on experimentation and individual development, this course will provide you with the fundamentals skills required for understanding drawing tools and approaches. Structured around the life model, the course will introduce materials and  techniques that are crucial for those who wish to carry on exploring painting and more advanced drawing techniques. It culminates with the study of combined practice, in which all acquired techniques are brought together, forming a basis for you to further develop your creativity.

Topics covered

  • Introducing drawing materials
  • Mark-making techniques
  • Studying human proportion
  • Building composition skills
  • Using drawing inks, both with the nib and the brush

Who should take this course?

  • Absolute beginners
  • Those keen to strengthen their portfolio application to further studies
  • Students with some previous experience wishing to reinvigorate their practice

Entry requirements: None

Level: Beginners



Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older


Tutor information

Alice White has many years of experience teaching painting at Central Saint Martins. Courses that she teaches include Beginners Drawing, Beginners Painting and Painting the Nude. She is also a professional oil painter based in London.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • You will need an A3 portfolio or tube to carry work home with you
  • Pad of A3 Paper - suitable both for drawing and watercolours
  • Pencils- H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B
  • White chalk
  • Willow Charcoal sticks
  • Fixative Spray
  • Putty Rubber
  • Masking Tape
  • Dip Drawing Pen and various drawing nibs
  • Drawing Ink- Sepia, Brown Umber, or Black preferred
  • Round Wash Brush, large
  • A4 sheets of coloured paper- black, brown, or any dark colour preferred
  • Water Pot
  • A Palette
  • PVA Glue
  • Small sketch/note book
  • Piece of cloth or rag.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
14/08/2017 - 18/08/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket