Drawing for Beginners

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Drawing is an important skill for many branches of visual art and design. Gain confidence in this foundation skill in a relaxed 8 week studio course with Robyn White.

Robyn will help you open your mind to see like an artist, and convert what you see onto paper.

Learn the fundamental skills of line, edges, spaces, tone and colour. Practice scaling images on grids, completing negative drawings, understand perspective, use shading and texturing, and control and manage different edges.

Students will gain a solid grasp of the colour wheel, and experiment with colour and tone using graphite, charcoal, ink and pastels.

At the end of this course you will be able to draw any subject with confidence, and have the basic skills in place to continue experimenting and extending your skills at home.

If you are interested in attending this course, please join the waiting list for term 3.

  • When
    Mondays 6.00pm - 8.30pm, beginning 26 April
  • Where
    Workshop within Commonwealth Growth Centre, MAMA
  • Price
    $280 ($260 Member / Concession)

Materials Package

Bring your own drawing materials or purchase a MAMA Materials Package tailored for this course.
Packages may be purchased online, or through MAMA Store: (02) 6043 5800

Drawing Materials Package #1 Includes:

  • A3 spiral bound visual diary
  • Set of artist quality graphite pencils in tin (water-soluble)
  • Quality 2 hole sharpener with catcher
  • Quality kneadable eraser
  • Cost: $130

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Meet the Tutor: Robyn White

Robyn White is a passionate visual artist and engaging arts tutor with over 25 years experience. Working across mediums in her own practice, Robyn loves to teach watercolour, drawing, mixed media and pastels.

As a tutor, Robyn is warm and empathetic, having experienced many of the challenges and frustrations that her students faced in the development of her own skills and knowledge. Robyn embraced art 30 years ago, after taking a break from her career in finance to raise her family. Having always had aptitude and appetite for art, Robyn built on her earlier talents for drawing and after 25 plus years, now has her own studio and online fine art supplies business in Wodonga.

Robyn encourages students to build strong technical foundations upon which they can loosen control and let the materials work their magic on the page.

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