This course is suitable for those who are familiar with the main principles of basic drawing at beginner’s level. Throughout the course we shall cover new and varied viewpoints of drawing each week.
Course Information & Teaching Methods;
These instructed sessions comprise executing the theory of the seven elements of art, exploring the theory of and practice colour, further developing an understanding of both line and aerial perspective, drawing inspired by the Masters, compositional studies, including the Rule of Thirds vs Symmetry and balance. Also, optical art, drawing textures, developing your own artistic style and more. Learning methods include group discussion, one to one tuition, questions and answers and demonstration of techniques. Handout reference sheets will be given to accompany individual subjects. Numerous sketching materials will be used, and techniques developed. Sketchbook practise will be encouraged.
The weekly basic materials will be supplied.
However, it is advisable that you purchase;
A good quality A4 or A3 sized cartridge paper sketchbook, to record your progress
A pencil sharpener
Derwent Graphic Pencils 9B-9H
Tea, coffee and biscuits are available in the kitchen area, for a small charge.
The classroom will be well ventilated, with open windows, additional layers may be necessary.
Sarah F Janavicius has been teaching ‘Drawing and Painting’ Art classes since qualifying as an F.A.E.T.C tutor in 2002. She has since obtained a BA (Hons) Fine Art, and a Master of Arts in Fine Art, graduating in 2017.