Developing Drawing Techniques

with artist and tutor Jane Weatherly Tuesdays from 10am - 12.30pm

  • Starts 20 Sept
  • 225 British pounds
  • Great King Street

Available spots

Service Description

Exploring the Possibilities of a Collagist Approach to Drawing. This course will allow the student to develop a body of work through personal, directed and site specific projects. Students will use photography, observational drawing or “found” source materials to develop a series of exploratory studies. Students will then be encouraged to make a series of related works using a range of materials, methods, scales and formats; challenging the possibilities of employing this approach to their drawing. The course will cover - Developing skills within the sketchbook for recording, researching and evidencing work - Developing skills in collage and mixed media approaches - Employing and fusing a range of tools, materials and techniques - Develop a series of related works through personal and directed study references - Use photographic references to support developing ideas and themes - Introduction to relevant artists - Challenging conventions to paper formats and surface Materials to bring to the first class - 1 small A6 sketchbook and 1 larger sketchbook (A3or4) - newspaper and white scrap paper for collage - 1 B pencil - Masking tape - 1 small bottle of black Indian ink - 1 bottle of white acrylic ink - 1 scalpel knife - 1 pair of scissors - 1 clean rag (for applying ink) - 1 sheet of coarse sandpaper  - 1 old credit card or cardboard for scraper - 1 black sharpie marker pen - 1 rigger brush (a long bristled brush, helpful for drawing straight lines)

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

We will provide a refund if you give written advance notice up to 14 days before the course start date. Please note there is an administration fee of £5 payable in respect of such refunds to cover payment processing fees. You will need to inform a member of administration staff in writing by emailing EDS at Please note, if you withdraw for any reason after the course has started you will not be entitled to a refund. We are a small business and we depend on every booking to ensure that classes can go ahead. If a student is unable to attend a class due to illness, then EDS must be informed immediately so that the tutor can be notified. If you are missing a class because you suspect that you have developed Covid-19, please let us know immediately so that we can alert fellow student and tutors. Non-attendance of classes/workshops does not automatically mean a refund, however EDS will assess the circumstances with fair and reasonable consideration.

Contact Details

  • 13A Great King Street, Edinburgh, UK

    + 0131 556 0971