What is the course about?
Begin your drawing practice with this introduction to drawing that combines essential theory with practical exercises. Explore mark-making using different drawing media, quality of line, shape and measuring, working from observation and your imagination.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
This course is suitable for beginners or anyone looking to refresh their drawing skills. No prior experience or qualifications are required.
What topics does the course cover?
- Working with line
- Working with shape
- How to measure and work with proportion
How will I be taught and assessed?
One to one tuition, group tuition, tutor demonstrations, presentations and practical exercises.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
All art materials for this course will be supplied.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
You should be able to complete a drawing from observation and also from reference material, which will involve working with mark-making, line, shape and proportion and measuring.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
Continue to develop your drawing skills on the follow-up course, Improve Your Drawing Skills. You can also explore other ways of art-making on one of our specialist short courses, or take an accredited course in Fine Art starting in September and April.