Drawing Workshop for Beginners

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Course description

Learn how to draw in our one-day workshop in Sydney.

In this drawing workshop for beginners you will learn to express your ideas as you learn about composition, line, tone, perspective, texture and proportion with a variety of subject matter.

Come and learn these techniques from our experienced tutor and practising artist.

Ideal for…

This course is designed for beginners.

Course content
  • Introduction, orientation and materials.
  • Proportion, planes, volume, tone/shading, continuous line, gesture
  • Composition, negative space, basic perspective
Learning outcomes

By the end of this Drawing Workshop for Beginners Course the you will have:

  • practical experience leading to confidence in the fundamentals of drawing particularly from 3D (Primary) subject matter rather than from photographic reproduction
  • an introduction to materials and techniques
  • developed your hand-eye co-ordination
  • learned perspective, proportion tone and shading and how to create depth
  • some insight into composition and picture making, organising interesting still life sets and other subject matter
  • learned to assess and push their drawing process
  • an understanding of form and structure in order to simplify the drawing
  • insights into how artists see and interpret their surroundings
Please come prepared
  • Willow Charcoal – 2 good quality medium sized sticks (can buy individually from good art suppliers, ) - need to be about same width as regular pencil
  • Compressed Charcoal – 1 stick round profile
  • Pencil – 1 x4B and 1x 6B
  • Cartridge Paper – 4 x A2 sheets and 1 x A1 OR bring an existing A2 sketch pad
Other Information
  • Lunch can be purchased on Darling Street (10 min. walk) or
  • Bring your own lunch (Fridge and Microwave available)

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

Just show a copy of your course enrolment confirmation.

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • Kim said: 4 Stars

  • Maddy said: Sally was absolutely fantastic. She was so patient, approachable, warm and caring in how she took her time to teach me, a total rookie! Will absolutely be back for another class with Sally. Ps can you please attach a map to the class information that tells you where to buy coffees etc and where cafes etc are.

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