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Basic Drawing course LEVEL 1

8 sessions of 2 hours
(every Sunday 11:00)

In English / Portuguese
In the studio /
11 - 99 y.o.
New group starts on November 5, 2023

Learn Drawing with ArtZone

Learn the drawing fundamentals which will allow you to dive into creative freedom.

During this introductory course you will focus on the pillars of drawing such as line and shape, proportions, light and shadow. We will explore these fundamental concepts of drawing through series of practical, fun and simple exercises.

By the end of the course you will have learned how to create drawings that have a sound structure, either to stand on their own or as base for your future painting projects.

This course is suitable for children from 11 years old and adults. We invite beginners, but those who have already worked with the technique of drawing will find many new ideas in our course.

Have fun with the exercises and enjoy the process of exploration!
and get 10% DISCOUNT for EACH of you
Use this promo code when ordering for a group of
2 and more people

Book Drawing course

ArtZone is happy to offer 2 options to join our events!

★ Option 1. LIVE participation
If you are in Lisbon come to our cozy studio or our partner's location where we organize art events in presence.

˙❥˙ You do not need to bring anything with you! All materials, a glass of wine, small snacks are included, tea/coffee are for free.

★ Option 2. ONLINE participation
If you are not in Lisbon but anyway want to join our regular events in presence this option can be perfect for you. After the booking you will receive all instructions how to join the course.

˙❥˙ After the booking you will receive the list with necessary materials for the course.
˙❥˙ If you do not have the materials from the list we can send the set for you. In this case it is necessary to book the course at least 5 days before the event so that we have time to send the materials to you. To book the materials please contact us via whatsapp or email.

Drawing Course Program

1 session
☆ Introduction to the technique ☆

★ Get acquainted with materials, pencils, graphite, line expression
★ Get acquainted with line and shape

2 session
☆ Lines and Edges ☆

★ Drawing edges refer to the lines that separate areas in a drawing and it helps visualize lines as separating areas and volumes
★ Learn three essential edges that give your drawing different interpretations

3 session

☆ Shape VS Volume ☆

★ Learn how to understand shape and volume in order to draw it

★ Find the basic geometric shapes to strategize of the base of the sketch
4 session
★ During this session we will create four paintings:

landscape, abstract illustration, decorative patterns and representation of your own idea

5 session
☆ Light and Shade ☆

★ Shading techniques:
how to understand light sources and their interactions with volume
6, 7 and 8 sessions
☆ Exploring your own drawing ☆

★ Together with the artist you will create sketches and drawing of your individual chosen object.

Unique masterpiece in drawing technique!

Meet your tutor

Raquel Melo
Raquel is an illustration artist residing in Lisbon.

Althought she is formally trained in sculpture by the university of Lisbon and has concluded a MA degree by the university of Brighton, she has developed a special love for drawing and illustration.

See how easy and fun to learn basic drawing with ArtZone

Photos from the course

What you get guaranteed

Theoretical knowledges and practical skills in drawing
New experience, new friends
Several finished works during the course
Creative reboot, fun and communication
Video from the Basic Drawing course

Book Drawing Course now!

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