Join our fabulous artist and arts tutor Christina Frank as she guides you through a wonderful creative program. Easylink participants will explore a range of techniques/materials focusing on building foundational skills in drawing to discover ways of rendering what it is you are seeing. Everyone can learn to draw so don’t be afraid to give it a go if you are a first time drawer. We will draw inspiration from simple objects, fruit and flowers!
Please note: There will be no class on Easter Monday, the 1st of April.
Week 1: Seeing the form – simple objects
The start of drawing is observation. We will do exercises in observation as we focus on some simple forms to draw. Using pencil we will consider concepts of tone, light and shade and composition.
Week 2: Still Life with bottles and other vessels
Using lessons of last week we will draw a still life comprised of bottles and other vessels with symmetrical geometrical form. The use of charcoal will be introduced this week.
Week 3: A Bowl of Fruit
A bowl of fruit will be our subject this week as we draw in charcoal and introduce the use of colour with soft pastel.
Week 4: A Vase of Flowers
Our still life subject will be a vase of flowers which we will draw using pencil, charcoal and soft pastel.
Week 5: Landscape
Our subject this week will be landscape. We will experiment with using ink and brush, looking at how other artists have done this.
Week 6: Our hands and faces
Our subject this week is ourselves… our hands and our faces! We will choose which media to use, or experiment with mixing media, using all our observation skills firstly to draw our left hand, then learning some principles of proportion, draw a self-portrait.
Materials & Equipment List
All art materials supplied.
- Apron (optional)
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TO ENROL: Call Easylink 02 9919 0700. NOTE: you will need to be over 65 years and registered with Easylink.