Drawing The Garden
August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until August 23, 2021
LEARNING TO DRAW
Drawing The Garden – Plants, Architecture & Figures
DRAWING FLOWERS | GARDEN BUILDINGS | GARDENERS & THEIR TOOLS
Join us as we explore the garden through drawing. Suitable for all levels, this series will provide you with rich subjects and wide-ranging drawing skills. You’ll learn to compose flowers, capture the charm of garden buildings and dip a toe into figure drawing. If you are inspired by the outdoors and want to develop a wide range of drawing techniques, this is the course for you.
MONDAY 9TH AUGUST – 6:30PM GMT
DRAWING FLOWERS – LINE DIRECTION & FORM
In this session you’ll learn to create convincing form in your drawings. Your teacher will take you from daffodil to fuchsia to sunflower and show you how to master line direction in the creation of these beautiful blooms.
MONDAY 16TH AUGUST – 6:30PM GMT
DRAWING GARDEN BUILDINGS –PERSPECTIVE & TEXTURE
In this session you’ll be learning to incorporate architecture into your drawings. From plant pots on steps to charming flower boxes on shuttered windowsills, you’ll learn all about perspective and how to create convincing textures.
MONDAY 23RD AUGUST – 6:30PM GMT
GARDENERS & THEIR TOOLS – FIGURES & VANISHING POINTS
This class will teach you how to use a vanishing point to create convincing perspective inside a green house. You’ll also be drawing a gardener at work and learn the to incorporate figure drawing into your skillset.
You will need:
- Pencil – preferably 2B or softer (i.e., 3,4,5,6,7, or 8B). The darker the line the better!