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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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Drawing for Beginners 2-Day Workshop

This workshop aims to set out some of the basic principles of learning to draw, for either the very beginner or early intermediate student. Starting with the most elementary forms and geometric shapes, the classes aim to gradually introduce the student to more ephemeral forms and challenges within the process of drawing. This class will be well... [More]
$113 Limited / $102

<p>This workshop aims to set out some of the basic principles of learning to draw, for either the very beginner or early intermediate student. Starting with the most elementary forms and geometric

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27 Jan

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Still Life and the Art of Composition

An understanding of composition is essential for anyone wishing to compose an image that both functions visually as a whole and that captivates an audience. Over eight weeks, we will apply visual analysis of the genre of still life, from Ancient Roman times until now, to a contemporary art practice. Gain a comprehensive understanding of how to... [More]
$316 Limited / $284

<p>An understanding of composition is essential for anyone wishing to compose an image that both functions visually as a whole and that captivates an audience. Over eight weeks, we will apply visual

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31 Jan

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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'. DELIVERY... [More]
$255 Limited / $230

<p>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.

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04 Feb

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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]
$255 Limited / $230

<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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04 Feb

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Pen & Wash Sketching: Buildings and Landscape Perspective

Learn and understand the principles of sketching one and two point perspective in buildings and landscapes, using a black waterproof pen and watercolour washes. Buildings are an integral part of many urban and landscape sketches and a vital skill. Comprehensive class demonstrations and individual tuition for all skill levels. Learn to sketch from... [More]
$217 Limited / $195

<p>Learn and understand the principles of sketching one and two point perspective in buildings and landscapes, using a black waterproof pen and watercolour washes. Buildings are an integral part of

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19 Feb

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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]

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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]

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The Principles of Life Drawing - Beginners to Intermediate

This course seeks to systematically outline and guide you through, some of the fundamental principles that lead to a comprehensive proficiency for drawing the human figure. Each week introduces the student to a new aspect of competent figure drawing. Included with this is a brief analysis of human anatomy, starting with the major masses of the... [More]

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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]

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Drawing the Nude in Chalk Pencil

Before the invention of the graphite pencil, the most common dry medium employed by artists to draw with was chalk. A material used by Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Rubens and Rembrandt. In addition to learning about the proportions of the human figure and some elementary anatomy, discover the sensual qualities of colour, texture and line made by... [More]

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