Art of the Sketchbook: Explore drawing techniques by making your own sketchbook

Activate Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
1 year
60 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Online courses

Course description

Art of the Sketchbook: Explore drawing techniques by making your own sketchbook

This course provides a basic introduction to what a sketchbook is and how different artists use them to communicate ideas or record inspiration.

Training Course Content

What you’ll learn

You will learn:

  • how to use pencil, graphite and chalks
  • shading techniques with line and tone
  • how to draw from observation
  • we will touch on perspective and think about both drawing to record, and selecting drawing subjects
  • how artists have approached using their sketchbooks
  • to reflect on the best way for you to record your thoughts, feelings and ideas

Course delivery details

The program will be taught through:

  • demonstrations
  • experiments
  • real time online classes
  • online handouts will be provided for each class so you can remember the ideas we discussed

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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