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Enhanced drawing with Sarah Wright

This course has past its finish date but this page will remain available until 10th March 2020.

Duration: Tue 12.30 - 14:30 for 5 weeks

Price: £60

Contact: Box Office at Culture Trust Luton

Bute Street

Course Start Dates

Tuesday 25th February 2020

About the Course

Join Sarah Wright as you build on, and develop skills previously learnt, by experimenting with a variety of mediums, different applications, and the introduction of colour to drawing.

Building on, and developing skills previously learnt, by experimenting with a variety of mediums, different applications, and the introduction of colour to drawing “To draw we need to learn how to ‘see’, to do this we need to understand the five perceptual skills of drawing” Betty Edwards, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. A drawing course to increase your confidence

Week 1 Looking and Questioning
Experimenting with alternative marking tools, observing the environment for natural marks, and identifying natural lines around us.

Week 2 Breaking Down Shape and Space
Drawing in colour, exploring and combining shapes, setting up and using a simple still life, understanding how to use colour.

Week 3 Scale
Building on the basic skills of perspective and proportion, practice using the tools of sighting, and finding a basic unit. Using scale and framing to add theatre or focus in your drawing.

Week 4 In between the Lights and Darks
Looking at how light and shadow affects colour, finding the right tone in colour for shading, and highlighting. When to use different coloured paper for your drawing, and why.

Week 5 Creating your Masterpiece
The final session of the course offers you the opportunity to focus on exploring your own creativity, by providing you with a framework for planning and preparing a drawing.

All the learnt perceptual skills of drawing will be brought together and applied to create a confident drawing, in your choice of medium, Using, a choice of materials, and subject of your choosing.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials required for the sessions with the exception of the below.

Participants should purchase/bring the following:
• A3 cartridge paper/pad
• Drawing pencils to include, 2B, 4B, 6B

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