Montage Sketching

Montage sketching is a method of collating smaller separate sketches on one sketchbook page. They can be overlapped, rearranged or superimposed to form a distinctive blended subject of a theme, such as one of travel experiences, recording people and place. Bring photographs to use as reference. Class demonstrations and individual tuition.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Materials and Techniques. Comprehensive class demonstrations of waterproof pens and use of watercolours and coloured pencils.
  • Discussion on using various size brushes
  • Learn to identify, mix ad match colours
  • Sketch books. Importance of size and quality of paper. See more information below
  • Photograph references to be used for sketches. What to leave it or out. Simplify sketches. Work quickly to retain spontaneity.
  • Creating a page of smaller sketches to depict one area, or one subject. eg travel locations
  • Class and Individual Demonstrations.
  • Class Appraisal: Completed work to be appraised by tutor.

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Confidently arrange smaller related sketches on to one page.
  2. Understand the techniques of pen outline with watercolour wash.
  3. Mix and match colours for impact and interest.
  4. Understand the principles of perspective.
  5. Understand how to translate photographs into sketches.
  6. Add or eliminate elements of a photograph to compose a sketch.
  7. Use tonal values to maximise the sketch impact.

MATERIALS LIST

  • Bring some photographs, perhaps taken from a holiday, with various elements in them, such as landscape showing trees, water, skies, people, and/or buildings.
  • HB Pencil or clutch pencil 0.5mm HB
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Black Pigment Liners or Drafting Pens, water resistant 0.05mm NOT 0.5mm (Staedtler is one brand). Available from art shops.
  • White plastic eraser
  • Grey kneadable eraser
  • Watercolour Sketchbook OR Cold Pressed Watercolour 300GSM Paper (Please do not bring Cartridge or Drawing Paper to paint on)
  • Compact Sketchers’ Pocket Box Set (or similar)
  • If you have tube watercolours, bring these as well. Do not bring stacked palettes in round container
  • Water Brushes. Have reservoir for water and nylon brush. Available at Art Shops – OR bring a variety of various sized sable brushes (Sizes 3,5 useful). Do not purchase ‘Royal Aquaflow’ Brushes or Brush Set
  • Flat square brushes are useful for larger areas of wash
  • Small box Tissues

Sketchbooks are available in all shapes and sizes. Approx 20 x 13 cms good size or A5. Use a sketchbook with good quality 300GSM cold pressed watercolour paper.

IMPORTANT: Please arrive to the first class with all the relevant materials. A lack of materials is not just a handicap to you but to the ability to teach. Materials cost is not included in a course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any course materials. We therefore suggest you purchase your materials closer to the time of the course commencing.

ART SUPPLY STOCKISTS

  • The Art Scene, UNSW Art & Design Campus, Greens Rd Paddington NSW. Ph: 8815 1569
  • The Art Scene, West Ryde, Ph: 9807 6900 (incl. online shop)
  • Bondi Road Art Supplies 179 Bondi Road Bondi. Ph: 9387 3746. (Closed Fridays and Sundays)
  • Eckersley’s Art and Craft Store 93 York Street Sydney, Ph: 02 9299 4151. Also at North Sydney, St Leonards, Chatswood, Caringbah, Parramatta & more.

Enquire at your art shop for a Student’s Discount with your WEA course receipt.

$211 Limited / $190

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