The focus of the course will be on providing a firm foundation in basic classical drawing skills from which one can gradually develop further into more adventurous expressive artwork in different media. This is a nine weeks course. 

102 Foundation Drawing. Owen Thompson.

SKU: 102
  • Using simple drawing materials we will look at learning the basic methods of sound observation drawing, including:-

    • Getting the shapes right: Proportional judgements. Comparative measurement.


    • Tonal Shading:. How to see and put down tone using different methods of shading. Using Contrast to create three dimensional space.


    • Nature Studies: Shells, plants, animals and birds.


    • Composition:   Some pointers on how to improve compositional balance and dynamics, including the use of focal Points.


    • Perspective drawing:  Basic principles of freehand perspective drawing.


    • Portrait and figure drawing: An introduction to proportions of the face and figure and different approaches to their representation.


    • Mixed Media: Try out drawing materials or new combinations including Charcoal, Conte Crayon, Colour Pencil, Inks, and Pastels. A chance to free up.

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