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 at home or perhaps explore the option of other more advanced or specialist drawing courses.
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 in the studio 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 and all materials are included in the fee.
Professional Artists Farimah Eshraghi
Farimah Eshraghi graduated in Fine Arts from the Accademia di Belle Arti of Bologna, Italy. She has staged numerous exhibitions in Italy, Ecuador and Australia.
Farimah has participated in national and international art competitions, wining numerous prizes and recognitions. Farimah holds a Graduate Diploma of Teaching from the University of Melbourne and teaches art at Box Hill Institute, CAE, Swinburne and at many community centres.
Farimah finds inspiration in nature, people, her spiritual beliefs and the art of Renaissance artists such as Caravaggio, Tiziano, Raffaello, the Surrealist Artists, the Futurists, Turner and Vasarelli... and many more!
Her areas of expertise include Painting (Oils, Watercolour, Pastel, Acrylics), Drawing, Portraiture, Life Drawing, Printmaking and Sculpture.
All materials are provided on the day at no additional cost.
You may like to bring a sketching pad – spiral bound, A3 size to keep work in one place.