Course Information: Drawing Skills - Mixed Ability

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Led by an experience tutor, you will make rapid progress and explore line, tone, measurement, texture, shading and composition.

When and Where


From 23 Apr 2020 to 16 Jul 2020
Thu 13:00-16:00
for 12 weeks

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23 Apr 2020
13:00 to 16:00
30 Apr 2020
13:00 to 16:00
07 May 2020
13:00 to 16:00
14 May 2020
13:00 to 16:00
21 May 2020
13:00 to 16:00
04 Jun 2020
13:00 to 16:00
11 Jun 2020
13:00 to 16:00
18 Jun 2020
13:00 to 16:00
25 Jun 2020
13:00 to 16:00
02 Jul 2020
13:00 to 16:00
09 Jul 2020
13:00 to 16:00
16 Jul 2020
13:00 to 16:00


Stoke Lodge
Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop

with Jenny Ibrahim


Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is £224 , the concession rate is £138. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions

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
Charcoal sticks
Charcoal pencils
Rubbers - putty/ ordinary/propelling fine line rubbers e.g.
Masking tape

Teaching method/style?

By making drawings and then discussing with the tutor how to improve them.
By looking at other people’s work
Tutor demonstrations