Drawing Outside

Learn about perspective, scale, composition and form while recording the outdoors at Studio Pavilion's Drawing Outside course!

Drawing Outside

About Drawing Outside

Potentially the start of a life-long habit of recording the outdoors with pencil and paper and learning to really see your surroundings. We will start off with a quite structured session, looking at perspective, scale, composition and form. As you gain skills you can get more creative and expressive, adding your own mood, flair, tone and exaggeration to your drawings.

Learning outcomes:
Participants can expect to further their understanding of space, structure, texture, depicting light and dark, as well as expanding their drawing skills and techniques, and how to get most out of materials.

Week 1: Introductions, materials, perspective, composition, examples from artists who work outdoors (for variety), drawing exercises to get started, using line. (Mostly pencils)

Week 2: Composition, tonal drawing, chiaroscuro, texture. (Mostly charcoal)

Week 3: Colour-mixing (range brilliant to muted): dialing it up or down? (Mostly pastels)

Week 4: Putting it into practice: choose subject matter/viewpoint, materials, monochrome or colour.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Drawing Outside are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

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