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FUNdamentals of Drawing (12-17)

with artist and tutor Lucy Parham Thursdays 4.30 - 6.30pm

  • Ended
  • 220 British pounds
  • Great King Street

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 Testimonials about Lucy's teaching: 'Super friendly and encouraging tutor, nobody was left behind, everyone got enough attention. Very inspiring.' 'Lucy has been an excellent tutor and coach. Her dedication, enthusiasm and skills have made the course into a great experience. Her teaching has been exceedingly competent technically, and her knowledge has been transmitted with passion, plenty of humour, and tact. She made all the difference between an average masterclass and an excellent one.' 'I learnt an astonishing amount. I really appreciated your enthusiasm and ceaseless support – it really helped!' 'I just wanted to let you know that following Hannah’s very enjoyable Easter course, her IB grade went from a 4 before the course, to a 6 this week! (The highest mark is a 7 and her target had been set at 5!)' 'An encouraging, organised, thoughtful and confidence-giving tutor. l could never have achieved what l did without Lucy.' 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 where she also exhibited in many of their yearly shows. Lucy is a graduate of The University of Oxford BA(Hons) English Literature and Language & The Wimbledon College of Art.

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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