Drawing & Printmaking Weekend Classes adults Courses

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner (Saturdays)

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Starting from scratch, discover essential drawing skills in an encouraging environment. Learn observation skills, basic drawing methods and how to use different materials through exercises and demonstrations.

What to bring:-

  • Pencils: 2B, 4B
  • Hard eraser
  • Kneadable eraser
  • Pencil sharpener
  • 2 x A1 catridge paper
  • A3 cartrige paper pad or 30 sheets
  • Box thin or medium willow charcoal
  • 1 x white pencil
  • Small notebook
  • 2 bulldog clips
  • Masking tape
  • Rags

Further materials may be required throughout the course (to be discussed in class in first few weeks):

  • Compressed charcoal
  • Blackboard white chalk or white pastel sticks
  • Glue stick
  • Coloured pencils
  • Coloured paper
  • Watercolours - if you already have them
  • Ink - if you already have

COVID-19 Response:

FAC has implemented a number of cleaning and safety measures to ensure our students’ wellbeing. Social distancing will be observed in the studios and course content has been adapted to suit new safety guidelines. Hand sanitiser will be provided and studios will be thoroughly cleaned before and after each class.

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Building Access:

FAC is a heritage listed building with access limitations. If you have any special access requirements please contact reception on 9432 9555 before enrolling in a course.

Students with Special Requirements:

If you or the person you are wishing to enrol has special requirements, please contact reception on 9432 9555 to discuss suitability and how we can help.

Tutor Sean Wain

Sean Wain has been teaching drawing and painting since 1986. He first exhibited at the FAC in 1993 with oil and watercolour paintings, exploring pattern, colour and architectural space.

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