Life Drawing Studio - Sydney Short Courses

Life Drawing Studio

What you'll learn

Practice your life drawing skills with our drawing short courses in Sydney!

Come and join this life drawing studio class to learn and practice how to draw the human body from life, investigating form, line, and expression through a variety of media and techniques.

You will receive teaching and support from a practising artist, working with a professional life model to develop your drawing skills and better understand how to represent the human form in your artwork.

Our life drawing studio sessions will be held at our Rozelle studio - a place to keep learning and practising your life drawing skills in a friendly environment among other artists.

With each session, you will build on your drawing skills, train your eye to record quickly and efficiently what you see and practice how to draw your expression and personal view of the subject.

This life drawing studio is designed for all levels, but some drawing experience will be an advantage.

Life drawing is a time-honoured way to learn to “see” as an artist and improve your drawing ability.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this life drawing studio class, you should have:

  • An understanding of proportions of the figure
  • Skills in how to measure the proportion of the figure
  • Experimented with a variety of approaches to the human form
  • Learned how to develop personal expression

Course content

What will be covered in this life drawing studio?

  • Basic principles of drawing from life
  • Structure and form
  • Perspective in the figure
  • Use of tone to create volume

Intended audience

Who is this life drawing course for?

This life drawing course is designed for all levels but some drawing experience will be an advantage.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

Please purchase and bring to each class:

  • A3 or larger size cartridge paper pad, 25 sheets or more
  • Willow charcoal sticks: 2 × thin and 1 × medium
  • 2B and 4B pencil
  • Kneadable rubber
  • White eraser
  • Optional: graphite drawing pencils: 2B and 6B
  • Optional: Feel free to bring whatever you have extra at home, i.e. extra pastels on white or earth colours, other paper, butchers

Easels will be supplied.

Additional information

Please note the following:

  • You must be over 18 to attend this course
  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair should be tied back.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Anne Kwasner has enjoyed teaching young people, adults and adults with disabilities at a community level for over 15 years. She works in a variety of mediums, from drawing, painting and...

Elinor Pickard is a practising artist and a painter with drawing at the centre of her practice. She has a BA Visual Arts and Grad Dip from Sydney College of the Arts. Elinor also went on to...

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Life Drawing Studio

<p>Practice your life drawing skills with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/drawing">drawing short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>Come and join this life drawing

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$99 Limited inc GST / $0 / $79.20 / $89.10
Please check materials list for what to bring
Life Drawing Studio

<p>Practice your life drawing skills with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/drawing">drawing short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>Come and join this life drawing

...
$99 Limited inc GST / $0 / $79.20 / $89.10
Please check materials list for what to bring
Life Drawing Studio

<p>Practice your life drawing skills with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/drawing">drawing short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>Come and join this life drawing

...
$99 Limited inc GST / $0 / $79.20 / $89.10
Please check materials list for what to bring

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