Drawing Essentials

£35.00

Unlock the secrets of drawing mastery in just three weeks with our dynamic course, “Drawing Essentials.” Dive into the foundational techniques that form the backbone of every great artwork. Learn to skilfully compose your drawings, master the art of nuanced tonal values, and unleash the power of charcoal reduction for stunning effects. Whether you’re starting your artistic journey or seeking to elevate your skills to new heights, this course offers the essential tools and insights to propel your drawing abilities forward. Join us and unlock your creative potential today!

All three videos have been hand picked from previously run courses – Each video has been tailored to focus on the essentials of drawing.

In the first week, you'll immerse yourself in the art of composition and mark making. Discover how to effectively lay out your drawings, creating dynamic compositions that captivate the viewer's eye. Explore various mark-making techniques, from bold strokes to delicate lines, and learn how to wield them to convey texture, form, and emotion with precision and intention.

As you progress into the second week, you'll delve into the realm of tonal values. Master the subtle interplay of light and shadow as you learn to render form with depth and dimensionality. Explore the power of contrasting light and dark, discovering how contrast and gradation can breathe life into your drawings, giving your artwork a sense of realism and drama.

In the final week, you'll uncover the secrets of the charcoal reduction technique. Learn how to build up layers of charcoal, selectively erase, and manipulate charcoal to create images that are both bold and nuanced. Harness the transformative power of subtraction as you reveal light and detail from the depths of darkness, unlocking a whole new level of expressiveness in your artwork.

All three videos have been hand picked from previously run courses - Each video has been tailored to focus on the essentials of drawing.

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