The Art Elements are what drawings and paintings are made of.
Gain important insights into how to improve the use of Line, Colour, Tone + Form, Texture, Shape and Pattern.
Learn how they affect picture-making and how to manipulate them. This is the vital first step to improving as an artist.
Learn the core skills required to draw well and improve accuracy.
Learning essential drawing techniques will form the foundations to drawing with a new clarity of artistic vision.
The course interprets key ideas developed by internationally renowned artist and author Heather Spears in her book ‘The Creative Eye’ .
Cezanne is known as the father of Modernism.
He saw beyond surface detail and painted the underlying structure and form of objects, wanting to “treat nature by the cylinder, the sphere, the cone”.
Learn from the master and improve shape, form and structure in drawings and paintings.
Matisse inspired the world with bold shapes and ground-breaking use of outrageous colour.
For the first time in art, paintings were able to express the artists feelings, rather than simply describe objects.
Learn to use personal and emotive colour.
Picasso’s Cubism abandoned all concepts of traditional art.
Picasso’s revolutionary ideas re-imagined how to depict a fast-paced modern 3D world on a flat surface.
Learn how his ideas impact on contemporary art made today, and re-imagine how to draw 3D objects on a flat surface.
Creative life drawing Manchester: Life, figure and portrait drawing and painting. The weekly Creative Life drawing Manchester (CLDM) group is a small, quiet and focused life group based in Ancoats. Drawers from across Greater Manchester and the North West are encouraged to attend. CLDM prides itself in being welcoming, friendly and inclusive of everyone with an interest in life drawing.
Members will enjoy peer-support from a friendly group of artists.
Suitable for: Adults All welcome: Absolute-beginners to experienced Tuesday 6.30 – 8.30pm weekly life group