What can students expect?
Weekly exercises and projects to develop confidence with pencil and charcoal. An emphasis
on close observation and representing form using tone. Subject matter will include still life,
portrait, landscape, perspective, composition.
Late starters allowed?
Previous experience required?
What is the progression route?
Learners will see progression from day one. Each term will see a repeat of key exercises with
new ideas and personal projects for returners.
Are there any extra costs?
Are there any set books?
Work set between sessions?
Preparation for course - Look at drawings made by other artists
Google Images Jerwood Drawing Prize
Make sketches from observation
What should students bring?
Paper - white cartridge A3 pad. A pad of tinted ‘pastel’ paper is also useful
Pencils - assorted HB 2B - 6B for example
Rubbers - putty/ ordinary/propelling fine line rubbers e.g.https://www.cassart.co.uk/drawing/
By making drawings and then discussing with the tutor how to improve them.
By looking at other people’s work