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The Heatherley School of Fine Art, 75 Lots Road, Chelsea, London SW10 0RN  |  phone 020 7351 4190

Drawing and Painting, A Refresher Course


1 - 5 August

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This course will provide you with a week of structured daily exercises, revising and revisiting formal elements in drawing and painting. Guided studies considering line, tone and measure in drawing will lead into colour studies in painting from direct observation. This course is suitable for students with minimal experience as well as more practised painters who wish to refresh their skills.

Tutor: Kate Hopkins and Ian Rowlands
Course #: SC20
10.00am – 4.00pm

Topics to be covered

Line and orientation
Picture plane and measure
Negative space

Drawing with paint
Restricted palette
Painting language
Painting Mediums – best practice

Materials List

Drawing Equipment
Pencils HB, 2B, 4B
Hard plastic eraser
Putty rubber
Masking tape

Oil Paint – Basic Palette
Titanium white
Cadmium lemon (or Winsor lemon)
Cadmium yellow medium
Cadmium red
Alizarin crimson
Ultramarine blue
Cerulean or Cobalt or Pthalo blue
Ivory black

Sansodor (odour free solvent)

Pure sable or nylon sizes 2 and 4
Hog hair sizes 4 and 8
Rigger size 1 or 2
Palette knife

Rags or kitchen towel
Two screw top jars
Palette (tear-off or wooden)

Apron or old shirt
75ml Linseed stand oil
75ml Liquin original (speeds drying)