Introduction to Drawing
This course is an energetic exploration of the ways in which people use drawing and mark making to analyse and respond to physical (and metaphysical) spaces.
It’s aimed at anyone who is new to drawing or people with experience looking for a challenge.
This course aims to enhance your ability to produce expressive, analytical, mixed media and collaborative drawings.
It will also improve your knowledge and understanding of traditional and contemporary approaches to drawing and mark making.
Topics and content will be dictated largely by the aspirations of the group.
However, the key themes will include analytical drawing, life drawing, objective drawing, expressionistic mark making, psychogeography and presentation values.
On this course you will:
- be introduced to mark making
- discuss and define key terms
- work individually and in groups to create a collaborative drawings
- create expressive drawings
- produce analytical drawings (linear perspective and objective drawing)
- have a session with a life model
- complete mixed media drawings and explore cross media composition
- examine the dominating space.
What will I gain?
As a result of attending this course it will be possible for you to produce expressive drawings with confidence.
You be able to produce work that crosses media which attests to an enhanced understanding of context and an appreciation of psychogeography.
You will also be able to use appropriate terms such as linear perspective, orthographic projection, frottage, mark making, psychogeography, semiotics and more with confidence and in context.
"Would really recommend this course! There was no risk of getting bored! Tutor was excellent and felt we had a really great introduction into a variety of areas and got incredibly useful feedback." RS
"I liked the freedom of expression and historical links to artists that were all new to me." SD
"The group were fab! Really enjoyed it, and recommended to many already." CA
"Fantastic insight into drawing, very practical and learned a lot thanks to Chris." JP
"Very interesting class, Chris is a great teacher." PA
"Chris was great! Enjoyed the topics, experimenting, everything!" SW
"Absolutely loved it. You are a great teacher Chris." CR
Suitability - Who should attend?
Entry requirement: No experience is required.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Certificate of attendance.
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