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When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability No
  • Tutor Stephen K Wright
  • Course Code W23PDGD02C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Develop your drawing ability through practical exercises using a wide range of subjects including the life model, objects, landscape and a visit to a museum or gallery. For people with some experience of drawing, this course will help you develop a personal style by taking you through different aspects of drawing such as composition, structure, perspective and expression.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Choose from a wide range of drawing materials
  • Show an understanding of proportion and perspective
  • Make quick sketches with confidence
  • Create an interesting composition


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    The course focusses on drawing from direct observation and from photographs, using a variety of materials and techniques. During class time, you will meet your tutor and fellow students for group tuition, 1:1 tutorials, group discussion and feedback. In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular and detailed feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

    Entry requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements but students should have some experience of drawing, e.g. have already taken a beginners’ class such as Drawing for Beginners.

    What you need

    You will need your own materials. These should include: cartridge paper (e.g. a sketchbook), soft pencils, eraser, sharpener, willow charcoal, soft pastel, ink (either a pen, such as a Tombow brush pen, or a bottle of Indian ink).

    What you can do next

    Further courses at Morley include Life Drawing and Painting, Experimental Painting and Drawing or courses in Sculpture, Printmaking, Ceramics, etc.