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'Just Drawing' Lessons

These classes introduce students to a range of different media and drawing styles on a week to week basis.

Students develop the techniques covered, to create a finished drawing. This will be the result of investigating 1 or 2 themes over each half term period.

This aims to develop confidence and build student knowledge.

Classes are teacher led with demonstrations on how to approach each task. Each 6 week period is adapted in line with the needs of the class and therefore is not rigidly structured to pre-set tasks.

Watercolour Lessons this half term

As a general rule students plan and create drawings in week 1 of each two week activity. In week 2 students develop their work through the use of colour, tone or detail*

Wednesday/Thursday 13th/14th & 20th/21st September Shop Exterior

Lesson 1

  • Welcome back & welcome to new members
  • Select image to work from and draw composition onto paper
  • Start to apply colour using wet into wet and wet on dry techniques
    • Lesson 2

      • Continue building up colour and detail

Wednesday/Thursday 27th/28th September & 4th/5th October Funghi

Lesson 3

  • Select image and draw composition
  • Apply a variety of techniques to add colour including pen & wash, layering tones from light to dark and resist techniques
    • Lesson 4

      • Continue to add colour and detail including using scratching out

Wednesday/Thursday 11th/12th & 18th/19th October Picasso - Abstracted figure

*Please note: Activities may not always be as advertised and can be subject to change without notification.

Lesson 5

  • Introduction to the work of Picasso to understand his use of style and colour
  • Select image and draw composition
  • Apply colour using a range of techniques
    • Lesson 6

      • Continue to develop detail and colour

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