Term 3 Drawing Fundamentals (WED)

Term 3 Drawing Fundamentals (WED)

$345.00 inc. GST

Lecturer: Alex Beckinsale
Wed 31 Jul – Wed 4 Sep
6pm – 9pm 
Level – Beginners

This structured course introduces participants to the basic techniques of drawing by observation. Moving from line drawings to tonal drawings, participants acquire the skills to achieve precision in their drawing and to accurately represent what they see.


Materials required:

Weeks 1 – 3:

  • A3 sketch book*
  • graphite pencils (HB, 2B, 4B, & 6B)*
  • hard eraser*
  • kneadable eraser*
  • 2 sheets of A1 cartridge paper
  • retractable box knife
  • 2 large bulldog clips
  • 45cm length of dowel (5mm diameter)*

Weeks 3 – 6:

  • 3 sheets of A1 cartridge paper
  • pack of medium width sticks of willow charcoal
  • soft charcoal pencil (4B)
  • a rag (or old-t-shirt).

Week 6:

  • 1 sheet of mid-grey Canson paper
  • soft charcoal pencil (4B)
  • white conte pencil
  • a rag (or old-t-shirt).


*Materials needed for week 1: A3 sketchbook, hard plastic eraser and kneadable eraser, measuring stick, HB, 2B, 4B & 6B graphite pencils.


Alex Beckinsale is an emerging artist whose work is inspired by strange narratives, folklore, and popular culture. She graduated from Adelaide Central School of Art with a Bachelor of Visual Art (Honours) in 2016. She focuses on figurative art and portraiture, often constructing otherworldly and mysterious situations in her work.




Please read the Terms and Conditions before completing your enrolment.


Categories:Term 3 2024Short Courses
Experience Level:Beginner

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