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’. Cost of life model included in course fee.

This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable internet connection, microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer.


  • Student Project.
  • Student Project.
  • Developing a theme.
  • Landscape.
  • Landscape.
  • Old Master exercise.
  • Life Drawing.
  • 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: 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 on campus at UNSW Art & Design (formerly UNSW COFA), Ph: 02 8815 1569. Cnr Oxford St. and Greens Rd Darlinghurst.
  • The Art Scene 914 Victoria Rd, West Ryde NSW 2114, Ph: 02 9807 6900
  • Oxford Art Supplies 221-223 Oxford Streets, Darlinghurst, Ph: 02 9360 4066.
  • 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.

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