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Drawing for Everyone | Ochre Lawson

Course overview

A fun and relaxed drawing class for anyone who loves to draw, or would like to learn how to draw. This is a wide ranging drawing course covering all sorts of subject matter including still life, urban and natural landscapes, interiors, portraits and the figure. Students will also practice using a range of drawing media that can include charcoal, pencils, ink, watercolour and pastels. The class is designed for new and continuing students and each term students will explore new media, methods and subjects. All levels are welcome in this friendly class: from enthusiastic beginners to those with prior experience.

This drawing class is available Monday evenings or Tuesday daytime.

What to expect

Over the 8 week term, students will learn :

  • about observing and drawing shape, volume, perspective and tone
  • to draw with gesture
  • about mark making, texture and different qualities of line
  • about abstraction
  • about composition
  • about colour and different colour palettes and how it effects composition
  • how to find their own style, while having fun!

Ochre’s teaching style is relaxed and fun while still teaching essential skills and concepts. This course is structured around one to two week projects.

Is this course right for me?

This course is suitable for enthusiastic beginners to those with prior experience. Beginners will be guided through exercises and those with prior experience will be encouraged to extend their skills with more challenges. Suitable for new and continuing students.

Materials

Please bring the following with you to class.

  • Paper – A2 or A1 cartridge pad. 210 gsm for use with mixed media
  • Willow charcoal
  • Soft white chalk pastel
  • Soft black chalk pastel
  • Soft ochre yellow chalk pastel
  • Soft Burnt Sienna chalk pastel
  • 2 bull dog clips
  • Paper towel
  • Hard eraser

Ochre may suggest bringing additional materials to class throughout the term. She will discuss this with you though the term. These may include : Black ink (Suggest Art Spectrum 50ml); A couple of watercolour brushes, large wash brush and smaller brush; a small watercolour set; a small chalk pastel set; coloured pencils

Maximum of 12 students in all our classes Our class sizes are small, ensuring you receive the individual tuition you need.

Unless otherwise noted, fees for adult classes exclude art materials.Click here to see a list of local art supply retailers.

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$¤,420 $¤,399 Limited inc GST
Drawing for Everyone | Ochre Lawson

<h3 id="Courseoverview">Course overview</h3><p>A fun and relaxed drawing class for anyone who loves to draw, or would like to learn how to draw. This is a wide ranging drawing course covering all

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Term 1 2018 now enrolling Early Bird offer now open | Enrol and pay by 15 January to receive a 5% discount
Suitable for enthusiastic beginners to those with prior experience | Suitable for new and continuing students with new subject matter and exercises each term.
Maximum of 12 students in all our classes
$¤,440 $¤,418 Limited inc GST
Drawing for Everyone | Ochre Lawson

<h3 id="Courseoverview">Course overview</h3><p>A fun and relaxed drawing class for anyone who loves to draw, or would like to learn how to draw. This is a wide ranging drawing course covering all

...
Term 1 2018 now enrolling Early Bird offer now open | Enrol and pay by 15 January to receive a 5% discount
Price excludes art materials | Suitable for enthusiastic beginners to those with prior experience | Suitable for new and continuing students with new subject matter and exercises each term
Maximum of 12 students in all our classes