Beginners Drawing

with artist Graeme Swanson

Tuesdays from 1.00pm - 3.30pm

10 Weeks from Tuesday 14th January

to Tuesday 24th March

(No class Tuesday 11th February)


13a Great King Street, EH3 6QW


This course is suitable for beginners or those who have had classes at EDS before, and who wish to enhance previous drawing skills gained. 

This ten week course is designed for adults who want to re-connect with their hidden talent: drawing is Fun and ‘mistakes’ are encouraged!

With individual tuition, support and tutor demonstrations we will start with basics , exploring various drawing techniques, mark making, developing personal styles and creative process  from simple sketches, to creative compositions, definitive detail or abstraction.

You will be encouraged to embrace a range of approaches using various drawing materials and working on different surfaces. you will be using annotation, shapes, form, creating textures while experimenting with various techniques using diverse range of media to build a portfolio of exciting drawings

Included in this course are an introduction to scale, proportion, perspective, composition, line and tone , sketching and observation techniques. 

All materials are provided.

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The Edinburgh Drawing School,

13a Great King Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QW

0131 556 0971  |   07791 121313

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