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To gain an understanding of how to approach freehand sketching and to build confidence

This day provides a solid grounding in the principles of drawing. Students will learn the basics of drawing and composing, including how to create sketch perspectives, assume scale and introduce texture and tone into their illustrations.

Starting with a demonstration of various techniques, students then follow a series of exercises throughout the day. They will be given the option to experiment with a variety of drawing medium but the course will focus mainly on working with pencils and pens.

This day will build confidence and offer new creative opportunities to designers.

The syllabus includes:

  • Overview – why sketching helps designers examine and develop ideas
  • Tone and mark making
  • Sketch perspectives
  • Simple exercises to build confidence

Introduction to Freehand Drawing

Next start date:

  • 4 Dec 2015
  • Places Available


  •  £185.00 inc VAT

Future dates:

    • 11 Mar 2016
    • Places Available
    • £185.00 inc VAT  Add date


    Suitable for complete beginners and will be particularly beneficial for Open Learning Students and Students about to undertake a Full-Time or Part-Time course. The course is primarily focused on interior design but would still provide the requisite skills for garden design students


    One day


    Chelsea Harbour