Drawing for Beginners - Part 2 (3-week course)

with Leila Ward

3-week course running for three consecutive 2-hour sessions from the dates and start times listed below.

Fri 3, 10 & 17 Nov 10.30am - 12.30pm

Fri 24 Nov, 1 Dec & 8 Dec 1pm - 3pm


If you've always wanted to learn how to draw, but weren't sure where to start, you're in the right place. This course follows on from the Beginners Drawing Part 1 course, and builds on the skills learnt there. This course is perfect for taking your skills to the next level.

In this course, you'll learn:

How to draw more complex subjects, such as trees, figures, and landscapes

Tips for working with charcoal and chalk

How to use reference materials and photographs to create accurate and detailed drawings

Techniques for identifying light and shade and how to translate this in your drawings

How to use perspective in a real situation

Tips for working with different pencils, rubbers, and other equipment.

By the end of the course, you'll have completed several projects and have a deeper understanding of the principles and techniques of drawing, giving you the confidence to tackle even more challenging subject matter. So grab your pencils and let's get started!


A selection of drawing pencils: H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B

An A4 Sketch pad


Pencil sharpener


Willow Charcoal

White pencil or chalk


Leila Ward is a Tring-based artist who studied Art and Design at Loughborough University School of Art and Design. She has experimented with different mediums over the years, and particularly likes drawing/ painting animals, and using watercolour, acrylic, and printing techniques. Leila enjoys making art more accessible to others, showing people that anyone can create art.

If you have any further questions please email Leila on: Leila_Ward@msn.com

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