NatureArt Lab

DRAWING 2, From 23 July - 27 August 2020, Intermediate

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Develop an advanced understanding of drawing techniques!

About our tutor:

Lesley Wallington is a professional award-winning artist and tutor with more than 20 years’ experience. Her journey in water based media through studies at the ANU with Noel Ford has resulted in innovative approaches to her painting with competency across a range of mediums. As a teacher Lesley combines theory and technical advice with straightforward practical instruction on working with watercolour, gouache, pencil, ink and collage. With an in depth knowledge of her medium and extensive experience teaching all age groups and levels, Lesley has the ability to inspire and direct a class while encouraging the unique style of individual students.

About the course:

In this course we continue to develop drawing skills focusing on forms in nature and progressing from preliminary to finished works. We will use further exercises with graphite, conte pencil and pen and ink to train the eye. We will also introduce techniques with colour pencil.  Topics will include foreshortening, symmetry, spirals and how the Fibonacci series relates to complex forms in nature. 

Students will gain the maximum benefit from this course by completing at least 3 hours practice between classes.

Suitable for students who have completed Drawing 1 or those with some previous drawing experience. A materials list will be available on booking.

Please Note: This course will be offered with an online format to ensure the safety of our tutors and all participants, with step-by-step guidance, demonstrations and guided instruction on homework exercises each week. In addition to the detailed tutorials, you will receive weekly handouts with exercises for completion. Tutors will provide personalised feedback on all homework completed during the course. 

Dates: 23 July - 27 August 2020 (6 weeks x 1.5 hour sessions)

Days/Times: Thursday afternoons from 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Format: Online Interactive Group Tutorials

  • Via Zoom Online Tutorial: once you have registered for this tutorial, you will receive an email with details on how to join, and the materials list. 

Please contact us if you have any questions at: info@natureartlab.com.au