Drawing for Beginners "Still-Lives and Light"

This short course will introduce the beginner to drawing, focusing on media exploration and still-life drawing.

Drawing flowers, fabric, pebbles, ceramic and light

Each session will include quick, fun exercises and then a focused, longer drawing. The focus will be on cultivating skill and improving technique as well as exploring the possibilities in terms of materials and making work in a fine art or illustrative style.

  • Lesson 1: The Formal Elements of Drawing- Texture, Tone and Line; Mark making and use of media in drawing
  • Lesson 2: Linear Drawing- Drawing with line
  • Lesson 3: Linear and Tonal Drawing- Drawing with line, texture and tone (additive)
  • Lesson 4: Tonal Drawing- Drawing with tone (subtractive) in charcoal and putty rubber
  • Lesson 5: Drawing using media of choice 

Material requirements
1 x putty rubber; 1 x Rubber; 1 x HB pencil; 1 x 2B pencil; 1 x 4B pencil; 1 x Compressed Charcoal- Hard; 1 x  Woodless charcoal- Medium; Box of assorted charcoal; 5 x A1 newsprint; 1 x 200 gsm A2 Cartridge; 2 x A2 Cape Liner

Available as a kit from admin@ruthprowse.co.za for R150

Eunice Geustyn

Duration of course
5 lessons totaling 15 hours

Regular price R 870.00 Sale