A comprehensive introductory course, to the essentials of observational drawing with artist David Smith. Introduced in 5 distinct sections that build upon each other to give the participant a solid foundation in drawing from direct observation. Some of the many topics and skills covered include; measurement & proportion, sighting and triangulation, the picture plane, ellipses and linear perspective, contour and cross contour, line quality and tempo, notan value drawing, parts of light and shadow. This course will be focused on acquiring technical proficiency and the development of perceptual skills.
David Smith is an artist based in Sligo. He has exhibited in group and solo shows in Ireland, Europe, The US and Hong Kong. He has lectured at a number of art colleges including recently at the Savannah College of Art & Design in Hong Kong.
Dates: Saturdays- 14th, 21st Sept,12th, 26th Oct, 9th, 16th Nov, 7th & 14th Dec
Times: 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: The Dock, Carrick on Shannon and Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim