Intermediate Drawing

Drawing can be an intriguing way of passing time or a major obsession and way of life. Develop and expand on your skills in a variety of techniques and media such as pastel, charcoal and ink. Explore skills such as texture, tone and composition. We all have artistic ability - the only way to find out what kind we have is to 'have a go'.


  • Online


  • Student Project
  • Developing a theme
  • Landscape
  • Old Master exercise
  • Life Drawing


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

  1. Develop a critical appreciation of artworks.
  2. Creatively express their ideas.
  3. Continue building their drawing skills using various techniques.


  • Pencils: 2B, 4B, 6B
  • A4 size cartridge paper (or larger)
  • 1 stick of compressed charcoal or black chalk pastel
  • 1 stick of white chalk pastel
  • Stanley knife to sharpen pencils
  • Coloured pencils or chalk pastels or acrylic paints or watercolours.

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.


  • The Art Scene, UNSW Art & Design Campus, Greens Rd Paddington NSW. Ph: 8815 1569
  • Eckersley’s Art and Craft Store 223-225 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, Ph: 02 9331 2166.
  • 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.

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