21
SEP
2018

5 – 28 Oct ’18

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Art School for Artists: Autumn Classes

With Thelma Chambers M.A. Royal Academy of Arts

What:  A four-part course of the core principles of observational drawing.

Who:  These classes are designed and delivered by fine artist Thelma Chambers, a graduate of The Ruskin School, Oxford University and The Royal Academy of Arts.  To learn more about Thelma, or to view her previous work and experience, go to -thelmachambers.blogspot.com.

Where:  Greyfriars Art Space,  43 St James St, Kings Lynn, PE30 5BZ.

When:  Fridays and Sundays from 10:30 AM – 2 PM beginning on Oct. 5th and running until Oct. 28th. Each class is three hours long and will feature a mixture of practical work and verbal presentation.

How to Sign Up:  Contact Thelma Chambers by email at tamtambird@gmail.com or by telephone at 07546-985-279.    Art School for Artists (A.S.F.A) are also on Facebook: @ArtSchoolForArtists

Cost:  £35 per class OR £120 when you sign up for all four classes. Payment is accepted by cash or by cheque made out to Thelma Chambers and should be brought to the first class you attend. 

The A.S.F.A is unable to offer refunds for classes not attended.

Deadline:  Sign up by Sunday, Sept. 30th.

What to bring:  Putty or soft rubber, pencil sharpener, pencils (1xB, 1x3B), fine-point permanent  marker, cartridge paper pad (minimum size A4), drawing support board, clips or masking tape, small standing easel.                                 

Additional Materials will vary from week to week 

Class 1:  Basics of Observational Drawing

Friday Oct. 5th and Sunday, Oct. 7th

·         Accurate drawing

·         Perspective

Materials Needed: putty or soft rubber, pencil sharpener, pencils (1xB, 1x3B), fine-point permanent  marker, cartridge paper pad (minimum size A4), drawing support board, clips or masking tape, small standing easel.

Additional Materials Needed: No additional materials are needed for this class.

Class 2: Observational Drawing

Friday, October 12th and Sunday, Oct. 14th

·         Drawing as a way of learning

·         Drawing with water colour pencils

·         Drawing for painting 

Materials Needed: putty or soft rubber, pencil sharpener, pencils (1xB, 1x3B), fine-point permanent  marker, cartridge paper pad (minimum size A4), drawing support board, clips or masking tape, small standing easel.

Additional Materials Needed: willow charcoal (not compressed), soft cloth, watercolour pencils (Derwent Inktense preferred), range of soft paint brushes, sugar paper (minimum size A3), watercolour paper (minimum size A3),

Class 3:  Pictorial Composition

Friday, October 19th and Sunday, Oct. 21st

·         Pictorial framing

·         Use of negative space

·         Pictorial rhythms

Materials Needed: putty or soft rubber, pencil sharpener, pencils (1xB, 1x3B), fine-point permanent  marker, cartridge paper pad (minimum size A4), drawing support board, clips or masking tape, small standing easel.

Additional Materials Needed: willow charcoal (not compressed), sugar paper (minimum size A3).

Class 4: Tone for Drawing and Painting

Friday, October 26th and Sunday, Oct. 28th

·         Establishing tonal values

·         Setting a tonal range

Materials Needed: putty or soft rubber, pencil sharpener, pencils (1xB, 1x3B), fine-point permanent  marker, cartridge paper pad (minimum size A4), drawing support board, clips or masking tape, small standing easel.

Additional Materials Needed: willow charcoal (not compressed), soft cloth, sugar paper (minimum size A3), paint media of your choice including white and black and all appropriate kit, palette, palette knife, some small boards (minimum 6 x 4 inches) for studies.