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FUNdamentals of Drawing (8-12)

with artist & tutor Meg Buick Wednesdays 4.30 - 6pm

  • Started 17 Apr
  • 185 British pounds
  • Great King Street

Service Description

This course will give children a useful skill set in drawing which they then may apply to anything else they draw at home. Children will start to feel particularly good and proud of themselves with these newfound drawing skills! Lucy Parham also teaches adults and teens with us, and has adapted this course to suit a much younger audience. 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: Still Life objects Week 3) Mass drawing and patterns of light and dark: The Sun & Moon Week 4) Value: Darkest to Lightest! Morning to Night! Week 5) Edge: Soft vs Sharp! Bring your own objects in. Week 6) Unity in drawing: 'Same same' Week 7) Variety in drawing ' Differnce everywhere!' Week 8) Drawing with the brush 'not with a pencil?!!' Week 9) Mastercopies: make a drawing of your favourite artwork. Week 10) Memory drawing: Now you see it now you don't! A playful class challenging students to remember what they just saw. This course is designed and owned by Lucy Fyffe Parham. While Lucy is on maternity leave, the course will be taught by Meg Buick. Meg is an Artist who has recently moved to Edinburgh from Bristol, and a graduate of the prestigious Royal Drawing School. She has over 10 years of teaching experience in drawing and painting at the Royal West Academy Drawing School in Bristol and also as a Fine Art Lecturer at University of West England and Arts University Plymouth. Meg has two young children of her own. 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

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