About the Course
Drawing course for beginners and anyone who may wish to learn the classical way from the ground up! This course will take you from 'this is a pencil' right the way through to understanding the subtleties of making your drawings accurate and represent the subject clearly. Ideal also for painters who may find their endeavours with a brush are lacking due to being unable to 'see' the subject and record it.
We will cover the understanding of proportion and how to measure, which materials work with what type of paper. How to draw straight lines, circles, ellipses and other tips that will enable you to construct your drawings without fuss and bother. We will cover perspective and viewpoint, use graphite, ink and charcoal. Logically bringing your knowledge and practice together with course notes and the occasional piece of home assignment to encourage working on your own.
You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to New Brewery Arts. Our former 19th Century Cotswold stone brewery barrel store has been beautifully transformed into 21st century accommodation, light and well-appointed with a craftsman’s attention to detail. We offer guest accommodation for up to 43 people over two floors in 14 rooms, with a choice of single, bunk, family and double bedrooms, 12 with en-suite facilities. A ground floor disabled-friendly room is also available. The hostel provides a stylish communal dining and relaxation area, self-catering kitchen, laundry facilities and lockers for your bike. As with all our courses and workshops these are led by experienced tutors and as you will be part of a small group there is plenty of time to focus on you.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
What you will need:
All materials provided
First Class: Monday 14th January
No Class: Monday 19th February
Last Class: Monday 25th March
You will have access to tea, coffee and biscuits in the studio
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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