Art - Drawing for beginners

Course details


How will this course benefit me?

This course would suit you if you would like to learn to draw or have a little experience, but just need confidence. The course will cover all the basics and will encourage you to draw from objects and to draw from images. Skills taught will cover how to use line and tone to create form, cross hatching to create volume and contrast. If you would like to learn to draw in a relaxed, friendly and supportive environment, then this course is for you.  

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements, but enthusiasm for drawing and a willingness to learn.

What will I learn?

How to use line and tone to convey volume, space and light with objects and images.

How will the course be delivered?

Demonstrations will be given and learners will be supported throughout.

How will my learning be assessed?

The tutor will give regular feedback and advice throughout the course.

What are the extra costs?

A set of good drawing pencils from 6B to 2B and an A4 cartridge pad, plus a pencil sharpener and a graphite rubber. You may also need black waterproof biro pens and a nylon brush size 6 if you would like to add wash to your drawing experience.

None of the materials are supplied by the tutor.

Health & safety requirements?

Standard teaching room, low level risks.

What can I progress to next?

To other art courses within the Institute, eg. Drawing & Sketching (All Levels), Painting in Watercolour (All Levels), Botanical Illustration (All Levels), Painting in Acrylics (All Levels).