Drawing Skills - Mixed Ability

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Course codeN19E

Weekly exercises and projects to develop confidence with pencil and charcoal. The course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but move online if necessary using Zoom and WhatsApp.

When and where

Dates

From 10 Jun 2021 to 15 Jul 2021
Thu 13:00-16:00

6 weeks

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10 Jun 2021

13:00 to 16:00

17 Jun 2021

13:00 to 16:00

24 Jun 2021

13:00 to 16:00

01 Jul 2021

13:00 to 16:00

08 Jul 2021

13:00 to 16:00

15 Jul 2021

13:00 to 16:00


with Jenny Ibrahim

Cost

Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is £127 , the concession rate is £77. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details click here to see our fees policy.

Description

Led by an experienced tutor, learners will make rapid progress and explore line, tone, measurement, texture, shading and composition.
They will be taught how to ‘look’ and how to interpret what they see. Suitable for beginners and those wishing to improve.
The course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but move online if necessary using ZOOM and WhatsApp.




What can students expect?

Weekly exercises and projects to develop confidence with pencil and charcoal and coloured pastels.
An emphasis on close observation and representing form using tone. Subject matter will include still life, portrait, landscape, perspective, composition.
The course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but move online if necessary using Zoom and WhatsApp.

Late starters allowed?

Yes

Previous experience required?

No

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?

No

Are there any set books?

No

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?

For the 1st session, please 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.https://www.cassart.co.uk/drawing/
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• Ruler
• Masking tape
• An apron or old shirt to protect your clothes
• Paper clips or bulldog clips

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

Equipment Required

• 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.https://www.cassart.co.uk/drawing/
accessories_2/rubber/tombow_mono_zero_eraser_slim_striped_barrel.htm?
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• Ruler
• Masking tape
• An apron or old shirt to protect your clothes
• Paper clips or bulldog clips
Stable internet connection, a tablet or PC and ability to use Zoom and WhatsApp if course has to transfer online