Beginners’ Guide to Drawing

Join award-winning illustrator Merlin Strangeway for this six-week drawing class at House of Illustration

Sunday 3rd February 2019 - Sunday 10th March 2019

This exciting six-week beginners’ drawing course will take you through the fundamentals of drawing, breaking down what can seem a mysterious and complex skill into bite-size, fun and easy-to-tackle activities.

Focusing on six ‘keys’ that can help unlock the world of drawing, award-winning illustrator and educator Merlin Strangeway will guide you through the fundamentals of:
Line: Drawing as a tool for seeing (week 1)
Form: Construction, tone, depth (week 2)
Colour: An eye for colour (week 3)
Composition: The art of the story (week 4)
The Figure: Gesture and expression (week 5)
Visual Symbols: Design and illustration (week 6)

Meet like-minded people as you explore your creative side. Ideal for the beginner, the curious or for more experienced artists who crave a structured approach to the art of drawing. You will also have the chance to make use of House of Illustration’s exhibitions for inspiration and reference.

Course details:
Time: 11am – 1.30pm
Dates: Sundays, 3 February – 10 March 2019
£250 paid in advance, non-refundable

Read more about the course and book your place here.

  • Location

    House of Illustration
    2 Granary Square
    King’s Cross
    London
    N1C 4BH

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