Adult Black & White Art Course
March 23, 2023
Session 1: 23rd March – White on black miniatures – can be used as gift tags
As with all weeks, there will be step-by-step guidance and live demonstrations. In the first session, we will use white gel pens on black card provided to create circular monochromatic ‘gift tag style’ designs.
Session 2: 30th March – Detailed eye pencil drawings
The fundamentals of pencil shading and blending will be demonstrated. You will have the option to use a grid to draw an eye close up, or freehand. You will be taught how to include tonal variety to great effect.
Session 3: 6th April – Mastering facial features
You will be shown how to draw a nose and mouth as well as hair texture in this experimental practice session.
Session 4: 13th April – White on black chalk portraits
The fundamentals of chalk blending will be demonstrated. You will have the option to use a grid or draw a portrait freehand. You will be taught how to include tonal variety to great effect.
Session 5: 20th April – Charcoal portraits
You will learn the versatility of charcoal. You will be shown how to capture a portrait with charcoal using smooth and subtle blending as well as stronger marks for contrast.
All sessions take place from 10.15am – 12.45pm at St Mary’s Handbridge Centre