The creative drawing projects on this course will teach students pencil and graphite; chalk pastels; pen and wash; and an exciting mixed media technique. Take the next steps to feeling confident and excited about drawing and creativity.
An inspiring drawing course laying down the foundations for drawing, and introducing you to a variety of drawing materials and techniques.
Consider enrolling on this course if you’ve been taught all the basic drawing principles; you’ve been dabbling in drawing for many years; or you went to art school but haven’t touched a sketchbook in ages. Perhaps you feel your drawing should flow better, be less stressful, be more enjoyable, or you’re just not happy with the results – but don’t know why?
Refreshing technical skills and learning a structured approach to drawing gives students confidence in drawing even the most complex of subject matter. Students will be exploring the full creative potential of pencil and graphite.
Effective + cohesive composition
Students will learn to create a focal point, develop a hierarchy of interest, and use tone and colour to create an appealing visual journey through their drawings. Students will be exploring the full creative potential of pen and ink with colour wash.
Draw more – see more
Learning to observe details is about training your artistic eye to see even more details than your first thought possible. ‘Learning through drawing’ is what being an artist is all about. Students will be exploring the full creative potential of chalk pastel and pencil.
Creativity with a free-spirit
Gaining full control over materials + technique is vital to create free and expressive drawings. The mixed-media approach this session will give students the confidence to unleash their creative free-spirit. Students will be exploring the full creative potential of charcoal, emulsion, chalk pastel and drawing ink.
By the end of the course…
Students will go home feeling confident in their technical skills and excited by the creative potential to create drawings infused with personality and self-expression.
Helpful info + Guidance
“Over the 2 days we have been taken on a journey of discovery to unleash our creativity and our drawing abilities. Can’t believe how much I have learned and improved – and how many new techniques we have been shown and practised” Hazel D
“Brilliant. Exciting rediscovering your skills you already have and improving on them. Fully packed with new experiences 10/10.” Cheryl W
“A very enjoyable experience where I learned so much. Brian is a great tutor and the environment is inspiring. I’ve learnt how to structure drawings but also how to find my own style.” Chris C