The principal of relating to the gesture, volume and tone are the basic essentials of life drawing.
We generally work with graphite, charcoal and pastel. Demonstrations is always given and models are used at each class.
There are many approaches to portraiture all of which will be well covered.
Throughout you will be given tips, guidance and demonstration to free you up to apply various drawing mediums to establish a likeness to a real live model. Portraiture is sometimes thought to be difficult by people however with experienced and proper guidance and with continuous demonstration you will soon become more and more confident and after a period of time be able to draw a portrait that represents the model you see.
Our courses and workshops instill and empower our students so they can have freedom of expression.
With only the per-requisites being curious enthusiasm, you will obtain an understanding of the structure of how to do a portrait by applying tone and colour to paper. The art of drawing will develop in you perceptual values of being able to actually ‘see’ and understand this in such a way that you be able to transfer this vision to the drawing board.