->Introduction – Free trial class
During the first lesson you will look at a drawing that you have brought and the teacher will give you some feedback before starting a demonstration for the rest of the class. This will demonstrate what you will be learning in the next lessons.
-> Lesson 1 – Gesture
This lesson will focus on basic sketching and capturing the gesture or ‘feeling’ of what you are drawing. This is the first step to create a complete drawing, and gives a sense of life and movement to the subject.
-> Lesson 2 – Line
Lesson 2 will cover line drawing. You will do some exercises focusing on the lines and contours of the subject, training the eye to follow the outside edge and the ‘inner corners’.
-> Lesson 3 – Value
This lesson will focus on light and shade. You will look at the range of value (chiaroscuro), from the lightest to the darkest parts of the drawing, and how to organise them and put them down.
-> Lesson 4 – Light logic
This lesson will take a closer look at light and shade. You will now look at the different types of light and dark (highlights, cast shadows, reflected light, etc.).
-> Lesson 5 – Perspective and proportion
Finally you will look at perspective (one and two point) and how it figures into a drawing. You will also look at proportion, and how to effectively measure when drawing and show depth and space in 2D space.
-> Lesson 6 – Outside drawing
For the final lesson, you will go outside and do some drawings. This will be a great opportunity to apply everything you have learned in class.
Graphite drawing pencils (2B, 4B, 6B)
One kneaded eraser (Knetradiergummi)
One drawing pad (A2 size recommended) or a sketch pad