Just Pencils

Course Details

Module Code: XA03710

Class Code: CB202

Venue: Small World Theatre

Town: Cardigan

Day: Wednesday

Start Time: 10.00am

End Time: 3.30pm

Start Date: 15-01-2020

End Date: 19-02-2020

Tutor: Taris, Angharad(Ms)

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Full Fee: £110.00
Concessions: £100.00
Fee Waiver Fee: £0.00

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A beginners course for those who wish to get to grips with drawing skills. Aimed at complete beginners and using a simple medium to create coloured drawings. You will be guided through drawing techniques, shading and tone using small but interesting still life’s. Learn techniques that will form a solid ground for further art modules within the Certificate programme. All materials are supplied for class sessions. You will need to purchase your own materials for further classes.

7 Sessions in total
Session One: Meet your materials
Home study: Make small studies using cross hatch techniques
20 min discussion: qualities of pencil crayons and pencils
Demonstration: cross hatching leading to exercise using a still life.
Home study: cross hatching experimentations showing limitations of material.
Session Two: Light sources: Grisaille
Chiaroscuro and creating depth of tone
Short demonstration and compositional skills on tone (Grisaille)
Home study: Prepare for next week. Search artists who use pencil crayon and make notes in your log / diary. Can you spot the techniques or makers qualities?
Session Three: A little still life in a jar: transportable still life
Home study: Work on Still life
Session Four: A touch of Hockney
Studying the techniques of David Hockney
20 Minute discussion: Looking at Landscapes: sketching in the field
Home study: Preparation of imagery for next session. Start self- directed theme.
Session Five: The Urban Landscape
Workshop: Looking at the work of Ernest Zobole / David Gentleman
Hidden Curriculum: Perspective!
Tutorials: setting theme for self-directed study
Home study: Continue with drawings and self-directed study
Session Six: The Rugged Landscape
Techniques to render grass and foreground
Session Seven: Assessment and group discussion / tutorials


This module is at CQFW Level 3