Drawing is our second nature. We all have our own handwriting and energy in the mark we make on paper. In this experimental drawing course we will get to think out of the square and try various ways of drawing using wet and dry drawing materials.
This course includes all the materials for you to start on your creative journey.
Learn how to draw with pencils and shading techniques, charcoal on textured paper, coloured ink, pastels and mixed drawing media. Suitable for beginners as well as intermediate level.
Course dates: Tuesdays from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Art teacher: Osnat Almog (BFA Fine ART NAS + MA Master of Art COFA)
Price: $290 including 6 classes and all art materials
Students will learn:
Week 1 – introduction to drawing – various styles and artists, quality of line, drawing upside down, drawing with 2 hands, drawing blindfolded
Week 2 – landscape with charcoal – how to create drama in your artwork. Contrast of tones
Week 3 – Drawing still life with pastels on coloured paper – proportions, warm and cool colours, source of light and shadows
Week 4 – Drawing cathedrals – Monet – pencil and charcoal – convey the spiritual quality of the building
Week 5 – Drawing the figure with ink on paper – learn how to work with ink – fast drawings of a sculpture, then working from an image
Week 6 – Mixed media – abstract shapes and lines – pastels, ink, charcoal, white chock on large paper