Urban Sketching

This course is full. Please contact us on 0117 903 8844 to be added to the queue.

Course code: B10E

Draw what you see! Urban sketching is a great way to document the world you live in. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM.

When and where

Dates

From 28 Feb 2022 to 04 Apr 2022
Mon 10:00-12:30

6 weeks

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28 Feb 2022

10:00 to 12:30

07 Mar 2022

10:00 to 12:30

14 Mar 2022

10:00 to 12:30

21 Mar 2022

10:00 to 12:30

28 Mar 2022

10:00 to 12:30

04 Apr 2022

10:00 to 12:30


with Andy Gray

Cost

Fees and concessions

The total charge is £106.00. The tuition fee for this course is £106.00

Description

Learn how to create effective colour studies of the urban life around you using just line and watercolour and produce exciting and engaging sketchbooks or travel journals.&nbsp;<p><b><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: black; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">This
course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using
ZOOM.</span></b></p>

What can students expect?

Learn to capture the people and places around you effectively using just line and watercolour. Various aspects of urban sketching will be explored from how to tell a visual story through annotated drawings, the use of colour and tone to give mood and depicting architecture and people. Effective methods of creating an engaging image will be explored through demonstrations followed by exercises, allowing you to try for yourself. Case studies into contemporary artists will be discussed along with the many opportunities of joining in with the global networks of artists and enthusiasts via Urbansketchers.org.&nbsp;<p><b><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: black; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">This
course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using
ZOOM.</span></b></p>

Late starters allowed?

<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;
mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:
EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold">Yes, but this is a
short course so it is best to join by week 2</span><br><p><br></p>

Previous experience required?

Some basic experience in drawing required

What is the progression route?

Other art courses

Are there any extra costs?

Learners to bring own materials from specified list

Work set between sessions?

No

What should students bring?

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watercolours, affordable good quality and consistent colours in either pans or
tubes depending upon your own preference. The demonstrations and exercises will
use the follow colours throughout:<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:90.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo4"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:
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hue<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:90.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo4"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:
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hue<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:90.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo4"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:
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hue<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:90.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo4"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:
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hue<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:90.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo5"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span lang="FR" style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:
Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol;mso-ansi-language:FR">*<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span><!--[endif]--><span lang="FR" style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;
font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:FR">Ultramarine<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:126.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:
l0 level1 lfo6"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span lang="FR" style="mso-bidi-font-size:
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mso-ansi-language:FR">Raw Sienna<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:126.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:
l0 level1 lfo6"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span lang="FR" style="mso-bidi-font-size:
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mso-ansi-language:FR">Burnt sienna<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:126.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:
l0 level1 lfo6"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span lang="FR" style="mso-bidi-font-size:
14.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:
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mso-ansi-language:FR">Viridian<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:22.5pt"><span lang="FR" style="mso-bidi-font-size:
14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:FR">&nbsp;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:56.25pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:
l4 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;
font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;
font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Suitable watercolour brushes for A4 scale work.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:56.25pt"><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:
14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">(Pro Arte Polar White Nylon brushes are
excellent value, three brushes from the range e.g size 4, 8 and 10)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:58.5pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:
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soluble sketching pencils -<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:58.5pt"><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:
14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Please note standard grey water-soluble
graphite, not any of the other many tinted graphite pencils they offer. Available
in tins of six with two each of HB, 4B and 8B.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:58.5pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:
Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">30 cm clear
plastic ruler<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:58.5pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:
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paper pad, 300 GSM in weight will not cockle when we apply washes of colour.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:58.5pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:
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sharpener<o:p></o:p></span></p><p>







































<span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;
mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:
EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">Water pot, squat in shape to avoid spillage!</span><br></p><p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Stable
internet connection, a PC or tablet and ability to use ZOOM if workshop moves
online.</span></b><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></p>

Teaching method/style?

Demonstration followed by exercises and discussion

Equipment Required

See list above<p><br></p><p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Stable
internet connection, a PC or tablet and ability to use ZOOM if workshop moves
online.</span></b><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></p>