Drawing is an essential part of every art and design specialism, as well for those who wish to work in the creative industries.
Course highlights include:
— Drawing techniques and processes
— Life drawing and still life workshops
— Use of line, measurement, scale and proportion
— Developing your own visual language
— Mixed media and collage experimentation
— Narrative and Editorial Illustration
— Basic Adobe Photoshop composition
— Presentation skills
Whether you are a budding illustrator, or simply wish to improve your drawing skills, this course gives you the chance to experiment with a range of different mediums, produce exciting and original work, and develop your drawing techniques.
You’ll have the chance to participate in a broad range of drawing workshops led by a diverse range of inspiring tutors. You will be pushed to experiment, to learn from your mistakes and to develop critical understanding of your work.
Including life drawing classes and sessions on location for inspiration, such as day trips to Dorset’s Jurassic Coast, you’ll cover the fundamentals of drawing and illustration, including tone, light, colour, line, the edge, shape, form, mark making and negative space. You’ll also experiment with a range of materials including charcoal, inks, sticks, pastels, and acrylics to name a few.
Plus, you’ll develop your critical awareness of visual communication and explore a variety of illustration methods and techniques to enhance your understanding of the design process and effectively communicate your ideas.