Unsure whether to choose Painting or Drawing? Try both! Get into painting and drawing using charcoal, ink, acrylic and pastels. Beginning with black & white, then moving into an understanding of colour, students will explore basic aspects of representing an image, in a relaxed and supportive environment. Covers composition, representation, abstraction and colour theory.

National Code W844
Study Level Short Course
Campuses City Campus
Fee $369
Concession Fee $351


Start End Fee Description  
7/Mar/2019 4/Apr/2019 $369, $351 Concession HXW84402C 5 x Thu 6-8:30pm 07 Mar to 04 Apr 2019
31/May/2019 21/Jun/2019 $369, $351 Concession HXW84403C 4 x Fri 10am-1pm 31 May to 21 Jun 2019

In this course students will be introduced to painting and drawing and cover the following areas:
Introduction to drawing still life with charcoal
Ink and pastels exploring space, form and tone
Introduction to painting still life using acrylic paints
Using colour temperature mixing methods
Exploring painting and drawing issues

Please bring to your first class the following drawing materials:

– 4B, 3H pencils

– Two bulldog clips

– A4 visual diary

– 2 sharpie pens

– ruler & eraser & Pencil sharpener

– compressed charcoal


Further materials requirements for the course will be discussed in the first session. It is expected that materials are likely to cost approximately $120 depending on how much you may already own.

A broad introduction of basic drawing techniques, use of materials, composition and colour theory.
Students will be able to make an informed decision for further art studies intended for either pleasure or a more professional artistic practice

Last updated: March 7, 2019 03:22pm