In this five-week course, Lizet Dingemans uses Bargue drawing as the basis for teaching the fundamentals of drawing. It's a proven way to train your eye and has been used to teach generations of artists since its introduction in the nineteenth century. By copying Charles Bargue's drawings of classical statues, you learn how he simplified complex subjects and you improve the accuracy of your drawing in a structured, repeatable way. Whether your ultimate goal is to draw or to paint in oils, watercolours or acrylics, this course will give you a solid foundation on which to build.
Tuesday 7 July, 2020
In week 1 of this five-week drawing fundamentals course, Lizet Dingemans introduces talks about drawing materials and explains how to get started on drawing. She also briefly introduces Bargue drawing and touched on sight-size and comparative measurement.
Tuesday 14 July, 2020
In the second part of the 5-week Drawing Fundamentals course, Lizet Dingemans talks about how to start a drawing, also known as blocking, measuring techniques, and simple items you can use to measure.
Thursday 13 August, 2020
In the third part of the 5-week Drawing Fundamentals course, Lizet Dingemans talks about taking your block-in to the next stage through effective use of light and shade to create that 3D effects.
Tuesday 18 August, 2020
In the fourth part of the 5-week Drawing Fundamentals course, Lizet Dingemans discuss the underline form, the Classical Order of Light, and provide demos of the bigger followed by the smaller forms.