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Introduction to Life Drawing

Subject Area

Art & Design, Fashion & Creative Crafts

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Community Learning

What is the course about?

This practical course will introduce you to the joys of life drawing. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of drawing from direct observation, including learning to capture the model in different poses and in a range of media and materials.

Why should I choose the course?

This course is aimed at adults aged 19 and over who enjoy learning new skills and techniques, with the intention to produce life drawings from direct observation.

What will I learn?

During the course you will learn through demonstrations and practical work. Key skills will include.

· Safe setting up of an easel

· Simple standing poses, through to more challenging seated and reclining poses

· Use of drawing materials to capture scale, proportion and form

· Capturing both subject and background

· Use of shadows and perspective

· Capturing the shape and form of the model

· How to capture hands, feet and portraits through life drawing.

What will the course lead on to?

Completion of this course can lead to the Next Steps Life Drawing ACL course.

Are there any links with industry and university?

You will develop a range of knowledge and skills to better prepare you for future employment. The ability to draw is a fundamental skill, applicable for all creative industries, from architecture and product design, through to illustration, fashion and fine art. The skills developed on this course will be transferable to all forms of drawing and design.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

This course will be delivered by highly talented, experienced and passionate staff, who are here to help you maximize your potential in life drawing.

What are the entry requirements?

A passion and enthusiasm to try drawing from life. No previous experience required.

What are my funding options?

For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email learner.services@wvr.ac.uk

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no additional costs. The material fees are factored into the course fee,therefore all materials will be provided by the tutor for your use.

Careers Information

Course options

Starts Jan 2025

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Winsford Campus
Day(s)
TBC
Adult Fee
TBC
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Starts Jan 2025

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Winsford Campus
Day(s)
TBC
Adult Fee
TBC
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

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