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Life Drawing - All levels
C00898

Working from the life model you will explore a range of materials and approaches. You will be introduced to different ways of using line, tone and colour to make various drawings and paintings to help understand form and space.

You will learn strategies to help you draw the figure more accurately from observation and/or expressively using a variety of drawing materials.

Available as PAYG each week - Please note no concessions available on PAYG

Course Content

In this course you will draw from observation working from a a variety of models. You will work with a variety of drawing media and will be taught through demonstration and practical exercises how to handle and manipulate these with confidence.

You will learn about the basic principles of observational drawing from the figure including use of line, tone and mark making, the relationships between tone and composition.

You will learn through practical hands on experience, exchanging ideas and experience with others, keeping a sketchbook , looking at the work of artists who inspire you , personal and group critiques , tutor demonstrations and formal tuition Individual and group tuition

Entry Requirements

This is a mixed ability class and beginners as well as more advanced learners are welcome. Your tutor will assess your existing knowledge at the first class.

First Class Requirements

Pencil and/or charcoal, sketchbook, rubber. Old clothes/apron to protect clothing. You are expected to provide your own art materials. Paper is available to purchase from the college. At the start of the course the tutor will give advice and issue a more detailed materials list.

Attendance Requirements

Regular attendance will ensure that you gain maximum benefit from the course.

Assessment Methods

You will learn through practical hands on experience, exchanging ideas and experience with others, keeping a sketchbook , looking at the work of artists who inspire you , personal and group critiques , tutor demonstrations and formal tuition Individual and group tuition

Further Study Options

You may progress to accredited courses at the college or to the portraiture class.

Additional Information

• If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email art@racc.ac.uk

• If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email info@racc.ac.uk or drop in to our main reception area.