This course is perfect for anyone who has ever wanted to learn to draw. Designed for beginners, the engaging exercises will build your skills and confidence to draw what you want to. A variety of strategies using line, tone and pattern will be taught to support the courses’ main focus of drawing from observation. You will also learn material use of graded pencil (2H – 6B), charcoal and pastels and gain a better understanding of composition. Starting with simple exercises, you will progress through to detailed studies, life drawing and portraits.
Please be advised that there will be nudity for one session of life drawing with a model provided.
Paul Hasell is an artist and award winning teacher specializing in both, creative and visual arts education at University, and the training of Visual Arts educators. He is an experienced commercial artist working in a wide range of mediums ranging from painting and photography to special effects and prosthetic make-up in film, television, print media, museums and exhibitions. His arts education focus is to teach students the skills and strategies to realise and extend their own creative ideas.
- Learn a variety of observational drawing strategies to build your skills.
- Learn how to create form and tone in your drawings.
- By the end of course you will have a series of drawings that demonstrate your growing skill and understanding of drawing.
- You will be provided with all the materials you need to participate in the activities during the classes.
- Easels and drawing boards are available in the studio.
- Tea and coffee are provided as well as access to a fridge and microwave.
- Try to wear clothes that you don’t mind if they get paint on them or bring an apron or old shirt etc.
Wear clothes that you don’t mind if they get paint on them or bring an apron or old shirt etc.
No previous experience is required.
Vendor since 2019
Metro Art Dept is made up of a group of like-minded artists and practitioners, with a depth of experience ranging from teaching at universities to professionals working in their fields, who have a passion for creative arts and strive to pass on what they have learned to others.
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Visit metroartdept.com to see our range of engaging courses designed to improve your skills and teach you strategies that enable you to realise your creative ideas. We offer classes in Painting, Drawing, Sewing, Printmaking, Screenwriting and Photography.
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We provide the basics of tea and coffee, however we don’t cater to all the possibilities of this. You will need to provide your own additional products to satisfy any specific dietary requirements with access to a fridge and microwave.
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