This course will be fun and relaxed and offer students the opportunity to develop the core observational skills and techniques necessary to set them on their own creative path. There will be plenty of opportunity to explore, experiment and get into the joy of drawing.
The course will run on Monday mornings (10am – 1pm) for 8 weeks, commencing Monday 4 May, 2020
Course fee $430
Further information: ring Paddy 0413 800 245
Book online: www.dairycreative.com.au/classes
Paddy Robinson and Bridget Thomas are very experienced artists and art teachers living in the Bathurst region. Both have extensive experience teaching creative arts in the higher education and private sectors. In addition, both are professional glass artists who have exhibited widely both regionally and internationally. Their work is held in private collections in Australia, America and Britain, in regional galleries and in the Powerhouse Museum, the University of Western Sydney and the Glass Centre Kamenicky Senov Czech Republic. Their broad experience brings great creativity to their teaching.
The course will be fun and relaxed and offer students the opportunity to develop the core observational skills and techniques necessary to set them on their own creative path. Students will learn how to think their way into the drawing process, to sketch form and create perspective, and to understand tonal variations, the quality of line and shading, negative space, and much more. There will be plenty of opportunity to explore, experiment and immerse in the joy of drawing.
Beginner students- will be encouraged to try different ways of seeing and thinking about drawing, and to experiment with styles and materials while exploring this fundamental artistic medium.
Intermediate students– will be supported to further their skills and drawing repertoire.
1. Basic shapes and vegetables
2. Still life
3. Round the room- continuous line
4. Corner of room using perspective
5. Negative space
6. Proportion of the human figure across the lifespan
7. Model- life drawing
8. Figures in composition