Course Summary

For absolute beginners, this course provides a relaxed and enjoyable introduction to some basic principles of drawing and materials.  Students will draw from still-life arrangements that they will assemble at home, and learn to draw 3D objects on a 2D picture plane, discovering how to plan and draw a simple composition.  Explore line, tone, shading and proportion and discover easy and effective ways to build confidence and personal expression.  No experience is necessary.


**Important notice for learners who enrol on the course start date** Please check your confirmation email and ensure you contact Short Courses at to receive a link to attend online sessions.

Course Sessions

Wednesday, 13th October - 2 classes

Session ID HXAV0505C
13 Oct - 20 Oct 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$165 / $151 (conc)
Lorette Broekstra

This course has been designed for the beginner with little or no drawing experience.

The course is a mix of theory and practical activities to learn basic drawing skills that will provide a solid base for the student to either continue development in their own time or perhaps explore the option of other more advanced or specialist drawing courses.




Materials listed are available from Melbourne Artist Supplies Brunswick Store. You are welcome however to purchase similar products elsewhere.

Uni Cartridge Pad A2 210gsm – $39.95

Faber Castell 9000 Pencil Design set of 12 – $29.95 (includes 5B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, F, H, 2H, 3H, 4H, 5H)

Faber Castell Kneadable Eraser – $2.80

Staedtler Mars Plastic Eraser – $4.95

Faber Castell Double Metal Sharpener – $4.40

Box of 12 Scene Painters Charcoal (mixed box) $17.60


Notification of a class cancellation will be advised 48 hours prior to the course commencement date. We advise to purchase your materials once you have received email confirmation that your class is proceeding as scheduled. All efforts are made to ensure that our classes proceed to avoid disappointment.


Last updated: September 22, 2021 04:45pm