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