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Portrait Drawing: Beginners to Advanced

$258 Limited inc GST / $232
Portrait Drawing: Beginners to Advanced

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. Suitable for beginners and more advanced students.

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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. Suitable for beginners and more advanced students. Cost of life model included in course fee.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Draw a skull and what lies beneath the skin
  • Research planes of the face using line and tone
  • Study the mark making of famous artists in history
  • Learn how to measure and relate proportions
  • Draw a self-portrait from life and how to grid a photograph
  • Draw a life model


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

  1. Complete several drawings using a range of media
  2. Create portraits using a variety of techniques
  3. Gain confidence and respect for your drawing ability


MATERIALS LIST

  • 2B pencil (or a range of B pencils)
  • Willow charcoal stick(s)
  • Sanguine coloured pencil or Sanguine coloured Conté stick
  • Grey Faber Castell Kneadable Rubber
  • White hard rubber
  • A3 or large drawing pad
  • Free standing handing mirror for self portrait (available from hot dollar shops)


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, 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.