Join artist and educator Shelley Simpson for a practical introduction to drawing with pencil, charcoal and ink. All materials are included within the course fee.
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This is a practical course designed to give you the basic skills of drawing in a positive and encouraging environment.
You will be introduced to a range of drawing media including: pencil, charcoal and ink, as you learn to break down anything into basic units and build it up with tone and detail. You will also have the opportunity to start your own personal drawing projects with one-on-one guidance from the tutor.
We provide all materials for this course.
Beginners - no experience necessary!
Selection of student drawings from previous courses:
Feedback from previous courses:
"Finding that, with a little bit of guidance, I was able to find some talent. The tutor was very gentle in her teaching skill but able to encourage and guide" Sept 2016
"I enjoyed being persuaded to draw gesturally and not worry too much about the detail! I love getting exposure to different drawing materials - like conte" Sept 2016
"Tutor is very knowledgeable in her field and picked up what each individual needed and provided individual feedback and help".
"Tutor was great. Supportive of different paces, had lots of good one on one time".
"Learning new techniques and trying different mediums renewed my passion in drawing"
"This class encourages someone with passion for drawing and gave time and opportunity to show each person what they were capable of"
"Excellent course. I looked forward to coming each week. Tutor was an excellent instructor and was clear with all her teachings. Loved it!" Vicki L
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