NF168 - Art: Sketching with Confidence Workshop NEW

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Course Art: Sketching with Confidence Workshop NEW

This workshop is an introduction to understanding tonal values and strengthening drawing skills using scale and proportion. Learners will practise how to draw basic shapes followed by a simple still-life arrangement. The tutor will encourage learners to explore different mark making techniques using pencils, charcoal, pen and ink wash.

Required Skills This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or those who have not studied art for some years.
Teaching Method Practical demonstrations of art techniques plus one-to-one support from the tutor. Learners are encouraged to discuss and share learning experiences.
Outcomes Learners will be able to draw with more confidence, have a better understanding of tonal values and how to arrange a basic still-life composition.
Materials required A4 Sketch book and selection of pencils, HB, 2B, 4B pencils, pens, putty rubber, hard rubber, charcoal and rag. A3 size cartridge pad, medium to heavyweight suitable for light wash. Lightweight drawing board. Learners can expect to spend up to £30. Please bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee are provided free of charge but in order to avoid waste we are asking learners to bring their own re-usable coffee cups if possible.
Homework required
Assessment At the start of the course you will be given your own individual learning plan. Your tutor will record your entry level and together you will track your progress and achievements.
Progression to We will support learners to make informed choices about their next steps by providing appropriate individual and/or group information, advice, and/or guidance tailored to need and desired outcomes. Learners could attend Painting with Confidence Workshop, Sketching to Painting, Watercolour - Plants and Flowers through the Seasons, Art for Starters or Watercolour Painting. Check out all our courses at
Duration 1 session
Start Date Saturday Oct 5, 2019
Course Costs £60.00
Timing-start 10:00 am
Timing-end 4:00 pm
Course Code NF168
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