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One of the easiest visual arts to get started with. All you need is a pencil and paper! At WEA Sydney We love beginners and there's nothing more exciting than starting a new adventure! Our friendly and supportive tutors work with you to develop your confidence and skill. You won’t be left in the back of our drawing classes for adults trying to fake your way through. Our classes are offered in the evenings, daytimes and weekends, and support beginners and intermediates alike. From portrait drawing, to still life, sketching with pen and ink, and pastels there is a class that will suit you. So what are you waiting for? Come along, have some fun, meet new people and unleash your inner artist!

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Fun With Feathers

Using watercolours, learn how to paint realistic and colourful feathers of various birds. Explore various colour mixes and paint applications, including multiple watercolour washes to build up intensity. Feathers supplied. All skill levels. Individual tuition and class demonstrations. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face COURSE OUTLINE Materials and... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Using watercolours, learn how to paint realistic and colourful feathers of various birds. Explore various colour mixes and paint applications, including multiple watercolour washes to build up

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04 Jul

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The Elements of Drawing

At a comfortable pace, this course employs a broad array of exercises to assist the beginner in understanding the basics of drawing which includes contour, proportion, mass, volume and tone. Different elements of drawing are examined in relation to a variety of objects, such as plants, rocks, prints and architectural forms. The class takes its... [More]
$298 Limited / $268

<p>At a comfortable pace, this course employs a broad array of exercises to assist the beginner in understanding the basics of drawing which includes contour, proportion, mass, volume and tone.

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12 Jul

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The Principles of Drawing for Beginners: Basic Geometric Shapes to Living Forms

A systematic guide to some of the fundamental principles that lead to a comprehensive proficiency in drawing. In the space of eight weeks, we will summarise skills that can be repetitiously applied in a three to five year drawing course; thus giving the beginner the necessary tools in a short time, to build on principles they can practice and... [More]
$248 Limited / $223

<p>A systematic guide to some of the fundamental principles that lead to a comprehensive proficiency in drawing. In the space of eight weeks, we will summarise skills that can be repetitiously

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16 Jul

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Life Drawing Beginners to Intermediate – The Sustained Pose

Studying the human figure in one sustained pose over the length of a class allows the student more time to reflect and refine a drawing, than is often possible in classes structured around much shorter poses. The sustained pose is also of use to beginners, who may feel intimidated and naturally overwhelmed by the time frame of shorter poses. In a... [More]
$298 Limited / $268

<p>Studying the human figure in one sustained pose over the length of a class allows the student more time to reflect and refine a drawing, than is often possible in classes structured around much

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17 Jul

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Painting White Flowers

Learn how to paint ‘white on white’ flowers in watercolour, using a botanical art technique. Discover how to create depth and form using various subtle colours for shadows and outer edges of petals. Foliage is useful as background to white flowers. Learn to look for delicate colours on the flower. Individual tuition and class demonstrations. Bring... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Learn how to paint ‘white on white’ flowers in watercolour, using a botanical art technique. Discover how to create depth and form using various subtle colours for shadows and outer edges of petals

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18 Jul

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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... [More]
$211 Limited / $190

<p>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,

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28 Aug

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Painting Banksia Cones

Discover the detailed botanical art processes of drawing and painting a banksia cone, using your observational skills. Areas covered will be shadows and highlights, tonal variations, and mixing and matching colours. Learn how to create perspective and form. Class demonstrations and individual tuition. Banksia cones will be provided. DELIVERY MODE... [More]
$211 Limited / $190

<p>Discover the detailed botanical art processes of drawing and painting a banksia cone, using your observational skills. Areas covered will be shadows and highlights, tonal variations, and mixing and

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04 Sep

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Painting Blooms and Furry Leaves

Learn to paint the blooms on fruit, such as grapes and plums, or on seed pods. Learn to paint furry leaves using white gouache. Explore highlights and shadows, as well as reflected light edges to give the subjects form and solidity. Class demonstrations and individual tuition. Bring your own subject. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face COURSE OUTLINE... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Learn to paint the blooms on fruit, such as grapes and plums, or on seed pods. Learn to paint furry leaves using white gouache. Explore highlights and shadows, as well as reflected light edges to

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19 Sep

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Underglazes and Overglazes: Make Your Colours Sing

Make your colours sing by using transparent watercolours for underglazes and overglazes. Achieve luminosity and brightness in your subject using botanical art techniques. Apply layers of various colours to create intensity. Flowers such as nasturtiums are perfect for this technique with their amazing bright colours. Bring your own flowers. Class... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Make your colours sing by using transparent watercolours for underglazes and overglazes. Achieve luminosity and brightness in your subject using botanical art techniques. Apply layers of various

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26 Sep

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Drawing for Beginners 2-Day Workshop

This two day workshop aims to systematically set out the basic principles of drawing for either the very beginner or lay intermediate student. Each exercise will progressively build upon the last. Starting with the most elementary forms and geometric shapes, the course aims to gradually introduce the student to more complex forms and challenges... [More]

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