A three-day workshop exploring drawing materials and methods, looking at drawings of established and contemporary artists and working from different sources, to guide you on the path to drawing with ease and confidence.
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Date & TimeTue 11th Aug 2015 - 10:00 am BST
ToThu 13th Aug 2015 - 4:00 pm BST
Jubilee Stores Studios
Isle of Wight
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Core equipment will be provided each day to ensure you can explore different methods and materials, but we would advise you bring some extra of the following equipment with you:
- Cartridge paper
- Brown paper
- Layout paper
- Watercolour paper
- Charcoal (thick and thin)
- A range of H to B graphite pencils
- Putty rubber
- Graphic pen(s)
- Black water-based drawing ink
- Watercolour brushes
A comprehensive materials/equipment list, accompanying handouts and reading suggestions will also be provided for you each day to be able to continue your drawing practice after the workshop.
Day 1: Drawing with light
This opening session will focus on the use of tone and modulation of light using soft materials and methods such as charcoal, conte and pastel.
Day 2: Form and structure
This session will examine hard materials and methods of drawing with pencil and pen, and explore contemporary use of graphite.
Day 3: Objects in space
This session will look at fluid materials and methods and explore brush work with water-based inks, including Chinese brush drawing.