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FUNdamentals of Drawing (12-17)

with artist and tutor Samuel Clarke Mondays 6.15pm - 8.15pm

  • Starts 15 Jan 2024
  • 220 British pounds
  • Great King Street

Available spots

Service Description

This course will give the student a grounding in the essential concepts and practices of drawing. Building on the student’s own interests and previous learning, we will look at progressing our drawing skills as well as discovering and developing our own artistic vision. The drawings produced will serve as a reminder for areas of further practice, and, for those who wish, the course is designed such that it can be repeated, each attendance deepening the student’s understanding. Week 1) Intros by way of sharing an artwork we like and our favourite drawing we’ve done Week 2) Line drawing and shape Week 3) Mass drawing and patterns of light and dark Week 4) Value Week 5) Edge Week 6) Unity in drawing Week 7) Variety in drawing Week 8) Drawing with the brush Week 9) Mastercopies Week 10) Memory drawing This course is designed and owned by Lucy Fyffe Parham. While Lucy is on maternity leave, the course will be taught by Samuel Clarke. Sam has completed the intensive drawing program at The Florence Academy of Art, and is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin with a focus on Historical and political theatre. Sam is the artistic director of Court Jester Theatre Company, has extensive experience in team leadership and working with children, teens and adults. Lucy Fyffe Parham is originally from Edinburgh having grown up here, she has returned with her husband and young daughter. Lucy has extensive teaching experience having instructed at LARA, The London school of Representational Art. Lucy is a graduate of The University of Oxford BA(Hons) English Literature and Language & The Wimbledon College of Art. Lucy designed this course, but for 2024 will be on maternity leave welcoming her second child.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

We will provide a 50% refund if you give written advance notice up to 30 days before the course start date. 0% refund 30 days before a course starts. 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 Additionally, 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 circumstance

Contact Details

  • 13A Great King Street, Edinburgh, UK

    + 0131 556 0971

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