Drawing with Traditional Mixed Media
Are you interested in the drawings of Michelangelo, Rubens, Rembrandt? This class will show you how to employ a range of traditional artist’s materials as used by the masters. The class will greatly benefit anyone wanting to come to grips with the breadth of possibilities inherent in traditional drawing materials. Materials studied will include pen and ink, pen and wash, red, black and white chalk, and white gouache; together with a variety of coloured and white papers. Improve your drawing skills while also experiencing the range of possibilities working with traditional drawing materials offer an artistic practice, both individually and in unison.
Suitable for beginners to more experienced with an interest in learning classical drawing techniques. All aspects of the lesson will include one on one tuition and regular group demonstrations.
PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Gain an introduction to the use of mixed media materials employed by artists of the past.
- Use different media to describe form, contour, relative ‘warm’ and ‘cool’ values and the distribution of light and shadow over objects.
- Make use of a variety of coloured papers in mixed media drawings.
- Oil based black chalk pencil
- Oil based red chalk pencil
- White chalk pencil
- White gouache paint
- Stanley knife
- Kneedable eraser
- A3 sktechbook
- Two paper stumps
- Nib holder
- Speedball or other brand of lettering & drawing round pen nib B Style B-5 ½ (and two other nibs of slightly smaller and larger sizes).
- Watercolour brush
- One sheet of watercolour paper
- Three A3 sheets of blue-grey paper or a larger sheet divided to size.
- Three A3 sheets of buff paper sheets or a larger sheet divided to size.
Monday 29 July - 23 September 2019
10.00 AM - 1.00 PM
Art Est. Art School (Main Studios)
Unit 4/67-69 Lords Road, Leichhardt 2040