Beginners Course in Observational Drawing ( 7 weeks)

Submitted by Karen Goonewardene on October 30, 2019 - 08:05

Venue, Timing and Cost

Studio One, Ayres House Studios, Wallingford
Wednesday, 6 November 2019 to Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Wednesdays 7pm-9pm
Beginners Course in Observational Drawing

Learn to see things the way they are for what they are with this new and revamped beginners course in observational drawing.

This 7 week course, on Wednesdays, offers the opportunity to be gently guided through the basic yet fundamental building blocks of observational drawing. Designed with the beginner in mind, but equally enjoyable for anyone wishing to rekindle their love of drawing, Karen deftly introduces interesting and challenging exercises to the class in a mindful and motivating way to develop her students' own competence, confidence and enjoyment of drawing from life.

Course Overview:

Week 1: 6th November - Media, Marks & Lines

Week 2: 13th November - Negative Space

Week 3: 20th November - Gesture Drawing

Week 4: 27th November - Contour Drawing

Week 5: 4th December - Measurement & Perspective

Week 6: 11th December - Tone, Volume & Form

Week 7: 18th December - Life Drawing - an Introduction

A range of materials and equipment will be supplied as part of the course. Light refreshments will also be provided. Life model in week 7 tbc.

Testimonials from previous students ...

"I really enjoyed the course and appreciated your instruction and gentle encouragement. It has really enabled me to feel able to get going with my own style of drawing. Thanks again for being a great teacher" Zoe, Reading

"Very well organised course....impressive instruction... every detail was preciously thought out and all objects and equipment provided with meticulous care. Karen is an excellent teacher." Hugh, South Oxfordshire.

"... I would recommend Karen to give lessons any day, thank-you." Ann, Woodcote.

Evenings 7pm-9pm

Max 6 students for quality individual and group tuition.

Booking highly recommended.

Further Information

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We look forward to seeing you on the course.

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