LEARNING TO DRAW

University of Southampton – WPSM - Your Drawing Class

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw? Maybe you put your pencil and paper down years ago. Maybe you’ve never so much as doodled. Whatever your experience of drawing, we want to invite you to take part in a series of upbeat drawing classes, designed for beginners as well as seasoned sketchers.

 

Join us for an hour of creativity once a week to put pencil to paper in a supportive environment.

A SERIES OF THREE CLASSES – CREATING CREATURES: DRAWING MAMMALS, REPTILES & INSECTS

Come and join us for a series of creative drawing sessions. Your teacher Jan will take you through a range of techniques to create a collection of drawings that celebrate the animal kingdom.

Choose your sessions by registering below.

REGISTER HERE

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY:

 

Monday 15th February – 1:00pm & 6:30pm

Drawing Mammals – Texture and Composition – Download the reference images

In this session you’ll be exploring our furry animal friends. From the majestic tiger to the humble hedgehog, your teacher Jan will take you step by step through composition, creating textures and using line weight.

 

Monday 22nd February – 1:00 pm & 6:30pm

Drawing Reptiles – Negative Space and Contrast – Download the reference images

This class is all about drawing reptiles. From frogs to crocs to snakes, your teacher Jan will teach you all about using negative space (the space between objects), positioning and contrast.

 

Monday 1st March – 1:00pm & 6:30pm

Drawing Insects – Proportions and Mark Making – Download the reference images

In this session you will explore the insect kingdom. Your teacher Jan will help you to draw furry bees, beautiful butterflies, dragonflies and more. You’ll be looking at proportions, composition and mark making.

 

You will need

  • Paper
  • Pencil – preferably 2B or softer (i.e. 3,4,5,6,7, or 8B). The darker the line the better!
  • Biro
  • Rubber

 

At the end of each class, email us a photo of your favourite drawing for a chance to win a hamper of art supplies! Send your drawings to: k.wilson@theartmovement.co.uk