Drawing - Life Drawing

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Course description

Learn Life Drawing in Sydney.

Drawing from life offers endless opportunities to represent the great pathos of humanity. This Life Drawing course will help you to see as an artist and develop your self-expression.

While observing a life model during short and long poses each week, students will focus on a particular technique in order to develop a better understanding of how to interpret the figure.

Students will be encouraged to experiment with different medium in creating their own unique style. Each lesson will show you through demonstrations and a variety of exercises how to use different mediums and materials to create a broad range of drawing techniques is life drawing.

Ideal for…

This course is designed for all levels.

Course content
  • Gestural drawing, blind contour
  • Composition, weight of line, mass
  • Use of tone in creating form, shape
  • Proportion, foreshortening use of perspective
  • Use of lighting in creating shadow and contrast
  • Tension within the figure and use of structure in creating form
  • Positive and negative space
Learning outcomes

By the end of this Drawing Course the you will have:

  • an understanding of proportions of the figure.
  • learned how to measure the proportion of the figure.
  • experimented with a variety of approaches to the human form, to develop personal expression.
  • an understanding of specific drawing techniques such as: Mass, Form, Tone, Line, Structure, Gesture, Perspective and Composition of the figure.
  • knowledge of materials and mediums in interpreting the figure
Please come prepared

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Feedback from our students

"Her teaching style and strategies suited my learning style. Instructing but valuing our individual styles. Active moving around as she discussed with students. Used successful artists work as models. Past and present."


"The tutor was very engaging and made me feel very comfortable."

Other Information

Students are eligible for a 10% discount at:

  • Tillys Art Supplies, Darling St, Rozelle
  • Newtown Art Supplies, King St, Newtown
  • Eckersley’s Art, 93 York Street, Sydney CBD ph. 02 9299 4151

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