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The Right Way to Draw
Every Saturday from 25 May 2013 (6 Sessions), 2-5pm
The Substation Classroom 2
Instructor: Tania de Rozario
Course Fee: $180 (6 sessions)
Material Fee: $80 (additional to be paid to instructor at first session)
Admission: Register Online or contact Mish’aal 6337 7800 / email@example.com
This is an InHouse course
Participants will develop an awareness of the basic skills required to create convincing representational drawings as well as examples in which these skills have been applied. Students will have a basic familiarity and confidence with materials such as charcoal and drawing pencils.
About the Instructor
Locally, she has exhibited her work in spaces such as the Esplanade, The Substation and the Singapore Philatelic Museum. Her poetry and prose can be found on the Santa Fe Writers Project, Softblow, Moving Words Journal, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore and GASPP: A Gay Anthology of Singapore Poetry & Prose.When she is not writing about herself in third person, Tania freelances as a writer for TimeOut Singapore’s Art & Design section, and as an educator, teaching Contemporary Contextual Studies at LASALLE College of the Arts.
Session 1: An introduction to the workshop and to each other
Discussions about and examples of self-portraits.
An introduction to the grid method utilising Chuck Close.
Participants to utilise the grid method to create their own self-portrait.
Session 2: An introduction to creating form using basic shapes and contrast.
An introduction to tonal contrast as used in drawings/paintings in order to create the illusion of form.
Participants to utilise ideas of shapes and contrast to replicate “paper chains” on paper using the removal method via charcoal on tracing paper.
Sessions 3 & 4: An introduction to principals of classical composition, diagonals, the rule of thirds as well as how to utilize the former introduction to basic shapes to create composition.
Session 5: An Introduction to Tonal Value
Participants will use the erasure method to create works of high contrast.
Session 6: An introduction to mark-making as drawing
Students take a break from conventional ideas of drawing and learn to use thinner transfers to create their images.