About the Course
Learn the basics of drawing using various media, building your skills and confidence, in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
Who is this course for
This course is for anyone wanting to explore the art of drawing in a friendly and accessible atmosphere. Beginners very welcome! No previous knowledge or experience necessary.
What does this course cover
The course will include mark making and composition. Beginners will learn to draw using basic shapes to create complex drawings. Students will also learn use of line, tone, perspective, and compositional organization. We will examine the use of space and light, composition, and colour.
There will be an opportunity to pursue your own subject interests in drawing and you are encouraged to bring resource materials for your own use.
We will be using pencils, pens, coloured pencils, wax crayons, and paint crayons with water pens. Unfortunately, we will not be able to use raw paint, charcoal or pastels as we will be based in the music room.
We will also be looking at the work of other artists.
Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’
Please get in touch for more details and to book your place!
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