Information Sheet Drawing Course     Tutor Melanie Rose

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Mel Kingsworthy   From mark-making to finished drawings, this exciting course is an introduction to all aspects of drawing with a particular focus on landscape and natural form, working with a variety of mediums onto various surfaces students will have the opportunity to explore the sensitive nature of drawing with the aim of identifying an individual visual language. Themes will include all of the formal elements woven into day long workshops which will incorporate demonstrations, exercises, tutorials, critiques and presentations. By the end of the course students will have a portfolio of work including sketchbook and finished drawings.

Class fees:  £315 for the course,  a non-refundable deposit of half the fee will secure your place, with the balance to be paid when the course begins.

Class size:  6 maximum

15 February 2019                Week1: Charcoal Landscape

22 February 2019                Week2: Pencil Still Life

 1 March 2019                      Week3: Ink Landscape

8 March 2019                       Week4: Biro and Spectrum Still Life

15 march 2019                    Week5: Graphite and egg

22 March 2019                     Week6: Largescale & Series

29 March 2019                      Week7: Independent project day

Additional information: all sessions will run from 11.00-16.00.

Tea, coffee and biscuits are included and will be available throughout the day, but students should bring own lunch

Mel also teaches a painting course, and runs monthly life drawing classes on saturdays and sundays, please contact us if you are interested in any of these

Student requirements:

Materials List Drawing

Sketchbook – landscape or square

A2 cartridge paper

A1 cartridge paper

Pencils – B grades

Willow charcoal (various sizes)

Putty rubber


Masking tape


Drawing ink

Quink ink black

Dip pen and feather

Spectrum fine-liner pen

Black biro