Draw A Portrait

$110 Limited inc GST / $99
Draw A Portrait

Study the techniques of famous artists in history. Learn to draw the skull and human face in a variety of poses using both life models and casts. This class is structured as a workshop and is led by

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Study the techniques of famous artists in history. Learn to draw the skull and human face in a variety of poses using both life models and casts. This class is structured as a workshop and is led by an experienced artist. It is suitable for beginners and more advanced students. The emphasis of this course, beside learning the basic rules, is to encourage and stimulate your creativity.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Drawing the skull and what lies beneath the skin – The skull.
  • Drawing the planes of the face with line and tone – Beethoven’s death mask.
  • Studying the Masters & and their mark making.
  • Measuring and Proportions – Michaelangelo’s David.
  • Drawing a self-portrait.
  • Drawing a life model.
  • Experimental drawing.
  • Putting your knowledge together – free subject choice.


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

  1. Complete several drawings using a range of media.
  2. Gain confidence and respect for your drawing ability through the skills learnt.
  3. Use drawing skills such as tone, technique and composition.


MATERIALS LIST

  • Pencils (a selection of 3 or more pencils ranging from HB to 6B)
  • Grey Faber Castell Kneadable Rubber
  • A3 or larger sketch pad
  • Hand mirror for self portrait
  • Any medium you prefer e.g. charcoal, graphite, pastel, ink, watercolour (not oil paint)


IMPORTANT: 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 on campus at UNSW Art & Design (formerly UNSW COFA), Ph: 02 8815 1569. Cnr Oxford St. and Greens Rd Darlinghurst.
  • Parker’s Fine Art Store, Cnr Argyle Cut & Susanna Place The Rocks, Tel: 9247 9979
  • Bondi Road Art Supplies 179 Bondi Road Bondi. Ph: 9387 3746.
  • 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.