Drawing for pleasure: FULL
Who is this course for?
Drawing is a great way to relax and unwind. This course is for anyone who would like to start drawing or maybe improve on their existing skills. It is aimed at complete beginners, through to those that have some experience.
Over the five weeks, the course will look at how to do quick sketches, how to refine your work, use shading techniques and composition, by looking at landscapes, still life and proportions of the body and face. It is intended that the course will provide you with the opportunity to interact with other learners in relaxed and enjoyable sessions.
Support and feedback
Your tutor will support you throughout the course through online face to face, demonstrations and suggestions on how to progress. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course.
Additional costs and requirements
This course is delivered online and provided free of charge. You will, however, need a computer or a tablet with a stable internet connection, as well as a built in or external microphone and camera to attend the course.
You will also need an A4 or A3 sketchbook, a range of pencils, charcoal, white chalk and a rubber
About the tutor
Your tutor will be Colette Olah. Colette started working as a tutor for Learn Devon in September 2018 and delivers a variety of art and craft, employability and computer skills courses. She is a qualified art and design teacher who has worked in both mainstream and special education. Colette has also delivered Independent Life Skills to adults with learning disabilities and taught basic cooking, art and drawing skills in adult education classes in Worcestershire. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the many beautiful beaches in North Devon and also searching for bargains at flea markets and car boot sales. Colette enjoys teaching at Learn Devon because she is keen to help her learners progress and achieve their goals. She believes that lifelong learning and gaining new skills can create a sense of wellbeing and improved self-esteem and aims to create a relaxed and enjoyable environment for all participants.