Introduction to Observational Drawing Short Course with David Hamilton

During this course, you will explore line, tone, proportion and value and discover effective ways to see and use these elements in a drawing.

$380

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Description


Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Ages: This course is designed for adults
(Art students aged 15 – 17 may be able to attend, please contact to discuss suitability)

 

August 5-week Short Course, Tuesdays {Currently teaching}

  • Dates: Tuesdays; 16th Aug, 23rd Aug, 30th Aug, 6th Sept, 13th Sept, 2022
  • Time: 7 – 9:30 pm (2.5 hours)
  • Location: MAC Elgin Studio, Level 1, 73 Burwood Road, Hawthorn
  • Course fee: $380 inc. GST

October 5-week Short Course, Saturdays

  • Dates: Saturdays; 8th Oct, 15th Oct, 22nd Oct, 29th Oct, 5th Nov, 2022
  • Time: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm (2.5 hours)
  • Location: MAC Elgin Studio, Level 1, 73 Burwood Road, Hawthorn
  • Course fee: $380 inc. GST

November 5-week Short Course, Tuesdays

  • Dates: Tuesdays; 8th Nov, 15th Nov, 22nd Nov, 29th Nov, 6th Dec 2022
  • Time: 7 – 9:30 pm (2.5 hours)
  • Location: MAC Elgin Studio, Level 1, 73 Burwood Road, Hawthorn
  • Course fee: $380 inc. GST

 

Drawing is fundamental to any artistic practice. This course introduces the key elements and techniques of observational drawing and will help beginner students, and artists who would like to revisit the fundamentals.

During this course, you will explore line, tone, proportion and value and discover effective ways to see and use these elements in a drawing. Students will work from Still Life subjects examining a variety of approaches and drawing techniques.

Classes places are limited to ensure one-on-one tuition.

This course will be taught by experienced Artist and Teacher David Hamilton. David has a wealth of experience to share with Melbourne Art Class students. David has a long teaching history at RMIT and Monash University and has had an impressive career as an artist for over 30 years. David’s courses at Melbourne Art Class are always well received, students enjoy David’s calm nature and willingness to share his knowledge.

What you'll learn

Observational skills relevant to perceptual drawing

The use of line in expressing space and appearances (an introduction to contour, gestural and structural drawing)

The use of tonal values in expressing light and form

An approach to pictorial composition (considering composition as an opportunity for personal expression)

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