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

Learning to Draw and Paint

£720.00

Fridays
13 January – 31 March 2023 / 10.00am – 4.00pm
12 Fridays / No half term break

Tutor: Laura Smith

Course #: FR37

places available

Description

Learning to Draw and Paint

An introductory drawing and painting course intended to build the beginner’s confidence. You will work with pencil, charcoal and oil paint giving you a firm foundation on which to build.Subjects include still life and the clothed model.

The aim of the course is for you to leave feeling encouraged by the progress you have made and excited about exploring drawing and painting in the future.

Fridays
13 January – 31 March 2023 / 10.00am – 4.00pm
12 Fridays / No half term break

Tutor: Laura Smith

Course #: FR37

Materials List

Please bring these materials with you when you start the course:

  • Willow charcoal
  • Putty rubber and plastic/hard rubber
  • Masking Tape

Required after week 4:
Oil paints (artist’s range) 38ml tubes

  • Titanium white
  • Cadmium yellow
  • Alizarin crimson
  • French Ultramarine blue

Low odour thinners (can be purchased at Heatherleys)

Please only bring low odour thinners with you or buy them from us. For health & safety reasons we do not allow the use of white spirit or turpentine at Heatherleys.

  • A range of brushes between size 1 and 8 (beginners might want to start with hog bristle)
  • Large tear-off palette
  • Double dippers or two empty jam jars
  • Palette knife
  • Kitchen roll / old rags
  • Apron
  • Permanent marker

Optional

  • Linseed oil

Please pay your tutor for paper, which will be provided each week. Canvases can be bought in the school shop.

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