COURSE INFO
COURSE MATERIAL

FOUNDATION DRAWING COURSE INFORMATION

The Fine Arts Studio Foundation Drawing Course is designed for all levels of students wanting to learn to draw or improve the fundamental techniques of figure and object drawing.  Each class has a specific aim designed to teach a progressive build-up of skills. The course covers all the fundamental principles and elements of drawing as well as the major techniques and media. The classes are supplemented with slide lectures of Art Historical Master’s drawings as well as contemporary works.

DURATION

 14 LESSONS OVER 2 MODULES

VENUE

RIVERCLUB, SANDTON

FACILITATORS

TARYN MILLAR

COST

R 2000 for module 1 & R2000 for module 2 (includes notes, model fees and refreshments but excludes materials)

COURSE DATES FOR 2017

Please note: A deposit of R2000 is required to reserve a place. The deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. The remainder of the fee is due in two installments – the first is due at the start of the course and the second is due four weeks later.

FOUNDATION DRAWING MATERIALS

  • 1 box of willow charcoal in various sizes
  • 1 stick of compressed charcoal
  • 1 plastic eraser
  • 2 putty erasers (Faber Castell)
  • 1 sharpener
  • 1 ruler
  • Range of pencils (2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B)
  • 1 bottle of black drawing ink (Indian ink)
  • Masking tape

 

  • 1 roll of kitchen towel
  • 1 sheet of medium textured sand paper
  • 1 pad of A3 sketch paper (The Canson make is best)
  • 10 sheets of A1 newsprint paper or a pad of white board paper
  • 3 sheets A1 watercolour paper (at least 300gms)
  • Artist’s Fixative Spray
  • Portfolio bag or A1 plastic sleeve
  • 2 small empty jars or plastic containers with a lid (e.g. empty margarine or cream

cheese container)

  • 2 dog clips