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Drawing Fundamentals for Beginners

$850.00 $765.00

ON CAMPUS: 6 February – 27 March 2021, Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm Early fee ends 11 Jan 2021
Cameron Ferguson

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 as you explore the mediums of graphite, charcoal and ink.

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

 

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Full Details

Term: Term One 2021 On campus
Start Date: 6 February 2021
End Date: 27 March 2021
Day: Saturday
Time: 10am-2pm
Number of classes: 8

Teacher: Cameron Ferguson
Level: Beginner
Full Fee: $850.00
Early Fee: $765.00
Concession Fee: $810.00
Location: National Art School

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

course overview

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

Cameron Ferguson specialises in drawing and watercolour, with over 15 years’ experience working and exhibiting in Sydney. He has taught drawing for a range of institutions, including TAFE, community colleges and high schools, and recently presented workshops at the National Art School. Cameron has completed a Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) at the National Art School and a Graduate Diploma in Education at the University of Technology, Sydney, and is currently completing a Master of Fine Art by Research. His research is situated within the still life genre and object-based art, involving creating a series of drawings and installations that form associations between objects, place and memory.

ART MATERIALS

For the first class, please 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 charcoa
Cotton rag
Fixative spray
Pad of A2 cartridge paper.
Other materials will be required throughout the course – these will be discussed a week prior to each class

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 parkersartsupplies@aapt.net.au
Website https://www.parkersartsupplies.com/

Covered footwear is essential in all studio spaces on campus.

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