Drawing - Advanced

Do you want to bring your drawing skills to the next level and improve your technique? Join us at SGSCC for this art class and get tips and trick to make your drawings advanced. Come along to this creative comprehensive drawing course in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.This course is a comprehensive drawing learning program which explores in greater depth, additional variety of techniques and media different supports (various papers and boards and to learn to draw both gestural as well as working in fine detail with various projects. This course is intended for those with some previous drawing experience yet who still love the creative process of drawing and are willing to experiment. The projects offered are varied, from landscape, portraiture, perspective drawing and still life in all its variations. Experimenting with media is encouraged and students will get overall instruction with a variety of media. Pencil, graphite, charcoal, ink, felt tip pens, pastels, colour pencils, watercolour pencils, and oil pastel. With guidance and a relaxed classroom atmosphere your drawings will excel to levels you had not imagined!

Course Outline: Each week of each term will be unique working on various themes and subject matter:

  • Variety of drawing medium
  • Variety of drawing techniques
  • Simple perspective and complex perspective
  • Development of ideas
  • Use of mixed media methods
  • Colour perspective and fundamentals

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to successfully select and draw with a black and white drawing media and surface for a purpose.
  • Apply the drawing technique of tone for a selected purpose.
  • Apply the technique of tone to transform shape to form.
  • Use a variety of appropriate media, tools and surfaces safely
  • Use a variety of expressive drawing techniques
  • Select and safely use appropriate and various media and techniques for the purpose.

What to bring:

  • A range of pencils – B’s
  • A4 and A2 sketchpad
  • Charcoal (compressed and willow)
  • Visual Diary A4
  • Pastel paper A4
  • Pastels, Colour Pencils, Conte
  • Stanley Knife
  • Eraser
  • Black Ink
  • Bamboo Brush.

Art Supplies Discount:

As an added bonus for learning Art with SGSCC, all enrolled students are entitled to a generous 10% discount off the purchase of art supplies when they shop instore at Eckersley’s Art & Craft, Taren Point!
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About the Tutor:

Holding a BA in Fine Arts and with a career spanning over 20 years Sonja has been a finalist in numerous art awards and has won awards in painting and drawing. She has exhibited in solo and group shows, Artist in Residency programs, community cultural development projects, received public commissions and is a well-regarded arts educator with her work represented in private collections in Australia. A devoted arts educator, Sonja works to provide a nurturing environment in her classes in which every student feels safe, creating confidence and therefore extending themselves expressively. Her way of teaching is to facilitate her students' own style and creativity through structured lessons incorporating visual references and demonstrations in different mediums and techniques. Sonja will improve your skills to a level you never thought possible!

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