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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; observation of shape and tone; understanding of structure via linear perspective; experience of different approaches to drawing; and exploration of your own creativity.

You'll be introduced to exercises in: still-life, linear perspective, portraits, expression and life-drawing. The range of materials includes pencils, charcoal, ink and papers.

Topics covered in the course may include:

  • Still life drawing: still life objects; charcoal, graphite, ink; emphasis on form, light and shade
  • Portraits: heads and faces; pencil and charcoal; emphasise on proportion and tone
  • Life-drawing: nude or draped model; pencil and charcoal; emphasis on proportion and tone

You will need to bring all basic materials for drawing (paper, charcoal, ink, pencils, and erasers) will be supplied 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

Click the book now button to provide your details, register and pay on our Bookeo site.

Tuesday 30 July 6:00 - 8:30pm Book now

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Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2, 2019

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
Short course

Course enquiry

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Page last updated July 26, 2019