An Introduction to Drawing

An Introduction to Drawing


Tutor: Bex Gouverneur

Dates Available: 

  • 1 July 2019

1 day course: 10am - 4pm

This one day course, suitable for beginners and intermediates, will cover the basics of drawing techniques using dry media.

Working in pencil and charcoal, under the expert tuition of professional artist, Bex Gouverneur, you will cover;

  • How to identify and work from axis lines and contour lines

  • Looking for and drawing positive and negative spaces

  • Creating images from free form and geometric shapes

  • Scale, proportion and angles

  • An introductory look at tone, line, shading and cross hatching

  • The difference between working from life and from photographs

  • Using the grid technique to achieve accuracy

By the end of the day, you will have produced a range of studies covering all of the techniques above and will leave with the confidence to interpret those skills for use in your own work at home.

What to bring:

  • A sketchbook (A3 or A4)

  • A set of drawing pencils ranging from H through to 6B (minimum)

  • An eraser

All other tools and materials will be provided.

“Thoroughly enjoyable and love the tips picked up through the course. Definitly have a g , high achievement for all on this beginners course. Nothing to fear friendly and supportive atmosphere!”

“Bex is an inspiration explaining drawing techniques in a simple, logical way.”

“Brilliant course. Never drawn since school (many many years ago) and learnt so much. Looking forward to doing more!”

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