Art(PR): Drawing - Beginner - SBR12012

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Next term start date

24 Sep 2019


Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: SBR12012

Disabled access

This term is fully booked

From Wednesday 7 August 2019: Book online anytime, or: Telephone: or visit in person, between 10.00am and 4.00pm: Craigroyston Community High: (0131) 477 7801 (am only Tue to Fri); Drummond Community High: (0131) 556 2651 (not Friday pm); Leith Academy: (0131) 553 2810 (Telephone only); South Bridge Resource Centre; (0131) 469 3005; or Wester Hailes Education Centre: (0131) 621 8316 (not Friday pm). If a centre is busy, please try calling another.

  • South Bridge Resource Centre
    Infirmary Street,
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £83.75 for term
  • Tuesday: 12.30pm to 2.30pm

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: No entry requirements. Beginners. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course students will be able to: - have developed practical skills and techniques; - be comfortable in using various drawing materials; - know how to compose a drawing; - know how to produce 3D drawings; - know how to convey light, texture and shape; - planning and measuring; - have progressed a deeper understanding in 'the art of looking'; and - how to deepen, loosen and encourage your own personal drawing style. GENERAL APPROACH TO THE COURSE: This course takes a step by step approach to drawing. If you haven't drawn for years, or you want to get back into drawing, or you want to improve your skills to help your painting activities, then this is the course for you. Right through from the particular properties of different drawing materials - in the main using pencil, charcoal (pastels and ink later) - the decisions and processes involved in starting a drawing and developing it into a finished piece. Techniques and processes involved in building shapes, distance, light and texture. Providing you with everything you need to draw anything. The tutor will introduce, demonstrate and provide visual references and objects throughout the course. Simple but powerful approaches through practical activities and exercises. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENT; APPROXIMATE & ADDITIONAL COSTS: Drawing cartridge papers, or sketchbook; masking tape; set of pencils or selection of graphite pencils (to include HB, 2B, 4B), thick graphite stick; willow charcoal; compressed charcoal pencils; ordinary rubber; putty rubber; artist quality fixative or cheap supermarket hair spray (Firm Hold). Bring what you can to the first class and the tutor will advise if you are unsure. Use your enrolment confirmation to get discounts in most art shops.

Term information

This term is now full

  • Date term started:24 Sep 2019 (29 days ago)
  • Duration:10 lessons - 7 lessons remaining
  • Places:14
  • Crèche available:No

Price type

  • Standard price
  • Concession
    • 16 or 17 years old
    • 60+, retired, and not in employment.
    • Disability Living Allowance (DLA), PIP or Carer's Allowance
    • Full time student.
  • Reduced
    • Council Tax Reduction Scheme (NB: Not single person/occupancy discount)
    • Employment Support Allowance
    • Housing Benefit
    • Incapacity Benefit
    • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
    • Income Support
    • NASS Support
    • Pension Credit
    • Universal Credit
    • Working Tax Credit

Remaining dates and times (7 lessons)

Date Day Time
29 Oct 2019 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 02:30 pm
05 Nov 2019 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 02:30 pm
12 Nov 2019 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 02:30 pm
19 Nov 2019 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 02:30 pm
26 Nov 2019 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 02:30 pm
03 Dec 2019 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 02:30 pm
10 Dec 2019 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 02:30 pm

Venue details

South Bridge Resource Centre

Infirmary Street
Tel: (0131 556 2944
Email: cld-southbridge@ea.edin.sch.uk

Disabled access

Bus Routes: Lothian 3, 5, 7, 8, 31, 37, 47, 49

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