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Drawing: the drama of light and shade

Morley College
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6 hours
185 GBP
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Course description

Drawing: the drama of light and shade:

Discover how to describe dramatic tonal effects in your drawing. Explore different approaches to working with light and dark from direct observation. Suitable for all levels. This structured course offers an investigation into observing and depicting light and dark in drawing. Several approaches will be explored through guided exercises. At the end of the course you will have a range of drawings using different methods for representing tone.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Observe and define dramatic and subtle tonal values
  • Confidently create chiaroscuro drawings from direct observation using a variety of techniques
  • Experiment with different media for a range of tonal effects.

What you can do next

The observational and technical skills learnt on this course are useful in a wide range of art disciplines. Continue on to courses in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture or Textiles which are offered at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels at Morley College.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

No Qualification

About provider

Morley College

Morley College

Morley College London is one of the UK’s leading centres for adult education. The College is located 7 minutes’ walk from Waterloo station. Founded in 1889, Morley has a distinguished history in music and the visual arts. Today we offer...

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Morley College

61 Westminster Bridge Road
SE1 7HT London

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