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NONAC10087

Drawing for Beginners

Non-Accredited Short Course

Techniques, Tricks and Mindfulness.

“A drawing is simply a line going for a walk” Paul Klee (1879-1940) Swiss-German Artist

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NEXT START DATE 08 Aug 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Gold Coast
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$380

Course overview

This course combines basic drawing techniques and tricks to encourage confidence for the beginner, while creating a “Mindfulness” opportunity to allow the “Flow of Metta” (loving kindness) to fill your mind. A non-competitive, supportive environment, where you will gain confidence in a skill you never had the opportunity to achieve.

Topics include:

  • Beginners mind
  • Basic unit
  • Contour drawing
  • Left and right brain cross-overs
  • Tone and texture
  • Basic 3D and perspective
  • Life drawing and composition

Lesson Plan:

Week 1 - Starting with pure line, observation, measurement, proportion and scale, basic unit

Week 2 - Negative space, contour drawing, blind contour drawing

Week 3 - Drawing on the right side of the brain

Week 4 - Hand drawing by eye, then using grid (foreshortening), layout hints

Week 5 - Gestural drawing, deconstructed face exercise, self-portrait

Week 6 - Tone and texture

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Southport
08 Aug 2022
6 weeks
Part time 1 day per week
Monday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $380

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Drawing for Beginners (NONAC10087)

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Drawing for Beginners

COURSE CODE: NONAC10087
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Resources Required
  • A4 Visual Diary
  • Pencils – set or choice (especially HB, B, 2B, 4B), eraser, kneadable eraser, ruler.   (Graphite and Charcoal pencils would also be useful).
Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

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