FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING COURSE INFORMATION

The Fine Arts Workshop Fundamentals of Drawing Course is designed for all levels of students wanting to learn to draw or improve the basic techniques of drawing from life and found images. Each class has a specific aim designed to teach a progressive build-up of skills while introducing the elements and principles of drawing. The course covers gesture, measurement and proportion, atmosphere, tone, contour shading, mark making and ink brush work. The classes are supplemented with slide lectures of Art Historical Master’s drawings as well as contemporary works. The 10 lessons are run in-studio and live streamed for online students.

DURATION

DATES FOR SEPTEMBER 2024 PENDING

 

TIMES:

 

Saturdays 09:00 -14:00

VENUE

The Fine Arts Workshop, Sandton for in-studio lessons OR Zoom Studio for online lessons.

TEACHER

TARYN MILLAR

COST

R 4000.00 (a deposit of R1000 is required to secure a place)

Please note: A deposit of R1500 is required to reserve a place. The deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. The remainder of the fee is due before the first lesson.

FOUNDATION DRAWING MATERIALS

  • 1 stick of compressed charcoal
  • 1 plastic eraser
  • 2 putty erasers (Faber Castell)
  • 1 sharpener
  • 1 ruler
  • Range of pencils (2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B)
  • 1 bottle of black drawing ink (Indian ink)
  • Masking tape
  • 1 roll of kitchen towel
  • 1 sheet of medium textured sand paper
  • 1 pad of A3 sketch paper (The Canson make is best)
  • 10 sheets of A1 newsprint paper or a pad of white board paper
  • 3 sheets A1 watercolour paper (at least 300gms)
  • Artist’s Fixative Spray
  • Portfolio bag or A1 plastic sleeve
  • 2 small empty jars or plastic containers with a lid (e.g. empty margarine or cream

cheese container)

  • 2 dog clips