Course Outline - Beginners Drawing
On this course drawing for beginners We are going to cover these topics:
1. Pencils types, tonal value ladder. Drawing and shading basic volumes to give 3D form.
2. Shading with hatching cross hatching and drawing textures.
3. How to scale up using a grid.
4. Looking at composition & the spaces between: negative space.
Starter: Putting pencils in order. What do the initials mean? Freehand drawing of straight lines, oblongs, circles & ellipses.
Main: step by step drawing of apples. Line value, tonal shading, adding shadows & highlights.
Homework: draw few random shapes as above freehand and shade with varying tones.
Starter: Draw circles and add hatching & cross hatching followed by shading to show different textures.
Main: copy onion hatching worksheet. Moving onto an observation drawing of two onions & garlic.
Homework: Draw other vegetables using different textures and full tonal ladder.
Starter: how to scale up accurately.
Main: Scale up either horse sculpture photo or face.
Homework: Choose own picture to scale up.
Starter: Seeing patterns and spaces between.
Main: Draw own scale up photo concentrating on the spaces between
Homework: Draw something of your own choice using scaling up, lines, tone and texture.