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Drawing from scratch

State ID: SC-PVA-V0262

An introduction to drawing

This course is an introduction to basic approaches and materials used in drawing. It is intended to give beginners a foundation to work from, as well as a refresher course for those who already have some skills and experience. The aim is help you develop your drawing skills, hand-eye co-ordination and exploration of your own creativity. You'll be introduced to exercises in still-life (objects), linear perspective, portraits, expression and life-drawing (nude or draped model). The range of materials includes pencils, graphite, charcoal, ink and papers.

Gain these skills
  • Observation of shape and form, proportions, tone, light and shade
  • Understanding of structure via linear perspective
  • Different approaches to drawing

You will be supplied with basic materials for drawing (paper, charcoal, ink, pencils, and erasers) during the class.  You are welcome to bring along any further drawing materials that you already have and would like to explore in the class.

Dress requirements

  • You must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes


How to apply

How to apply

Choose the delivery option below, and in the "Register now" box click the start date link. This will take you to the booking site where you provide your details, register and pay.

Course bookings are limited to 1 per participant. If booking for multiple participants, separate bookings will be required and you will need to provide details for each individual.

Please note while the link may be visible, enrolments may not have opened yet, classes have been filled or this course may not currently be available. Please check back later.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 2, 2020

Perth - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Perth
How On campus

Course enquiry

Please note This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the 'How to apply' tab above.

Page last updated November 24, 2020