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Drawing Fundamentals for Beginners

$660.00

ON CAMPUS: 26 April – 19 June 2023, Wednesday 6pm-9pm. Early Fee ends 20 March 2023
Rachel Fairfax

Do you want to learn practical drawing techniques and encourage your creativity to emerge in a supportive studio environment? Discover how to see and draw with proportion and perspective, and how to work from small studies to larger, sustained drawings.

Full details below: course outline, course delivery, lecturer profile and art materials

 

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Full Details

Term: Term Two 2023
Start Date: 8 February 2023
End Date: 29 March 2023
Day: Wednesday
Time: 6pm-9pm
Number of classes: 8

Teacher: Rachel Fairfax
Level: Beginner
Full fee: $735
Early Fee: $660
Concession Fee: $700.00
Location: National Art School

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

Course Outline

Do you want to learn practical drawing techniques and encourage your creativity to emerge in a supportive studio environment? Discover how to see and draw with proportion and perspective, and how to work from small studies to larger, sustained drawings. Learn about the importance of line, tone, composition and mark-making and explore the mediums of graphite, charcoal and ink. Rachel Fairfax sets projects and gives you the opportunity to draw still life scenes and to work from the life model. Through demonstrations, group exercises and one-to-one tuition, she guides you in developing your own way of seeing and drawing.

Lecturer profile

Rachel Fairfax is an artist working in the mediums of drawing, painting and ceramics. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and an Honours Degree in Drawing from the National Art School. She is represented by Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney, and Harvison Gallery, Perth. Her exhibitions, residencies and community-based projects have taken her across Australia and overseas. Rachel has been awarded two Reg Richardson Scholarships and been a finalist in many Australian art awards. Named as one of Australia’s leading artists by the Sydney Morning Herald, Rachel exhibits widely and is represented in many public and private collections. Since 2003 she has taught drawing at the National Art School and other colleges of art.

ART MATERIALS

For the first class bring:
A4 sketchbook
Set of graphite pencils from 2B to 8B
Charcoal pencil
Pencil sharpener or Stanley knife
Pencil eraser
2 bulldog clips
Willow charcoal
Compressed charcoal
Fixative spray
1 pad of A2 cartridge paper

Other materials will be used throughout the week – these will be discussed on the first day.

Parkers Fine Art Supplies

Parkers Fine Art Supplies have a location of the NAS campus and offer a discount for NAS short courses students. To discuss and order art materials please contact Parkers on +61 2 9247 9979 or email [email protected]
Website https://www.parkersartsupplies.com/

COVID-19 Policy

In line with NAS Covid Safety Guidelines, it is compulsory all students and visitors must be fully vaccinated or have a medical contraindication form completed by a health professional.

Protective clothing and covered footwear essential

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