Williamson Tunnels: dot-art, Sketching in the Tunnels

    Location (with MAP): Williamson Tunnels
    Date/Time: 25 March 2018. 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Event: Class / Course / Workshop - Williamson Tunnels: dot-art, Sketching in the Tunnels
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    Sketching in the Tunnels
    by dot-art Services
    £26.19

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    The Williamson Tunnels are a unique historical architectural feature of Liverpool. This sketching session is a mixed ability class suitable for experienced artists who want to experience drawing in this unique location or beginners looking to learn useful skills to help record the world around you.

    Programme

    • Looking at different ways of drawing architecture
    • Using tonal drawing to deal with lighting effects
    • Experimenting with different materials for dealing with effects of light
    • We will talk about approaches to your drawing referencing different artists to provide context and pointers on how to approach the problems involved.
    • Quick drawing exercises about creating thumbnails sketches and planning out a tonal scheme.
    • Tips on getting believable Architectural proportions and establishing a sense of scale in drawing. Then different ways of rendering the effects of light in tone.
    • Long drawings.
    • Group critique and feedback sessions

    Materials

    Please bring pencils, erasers and an A3 sketch book.

    The tutor will provide additional materials to experiment with.

    Notes

    Dress appropriately as the site is a working excavation and can get quite chilly!

    Feel free to bring a drink with you as there are no facilities on site, but no food please.

    Dates

    Winter Session: Sunday 25th March, 10am – 1pm

    Venue

    The Williamson Tunnels, Paddington, L7 3RG

    https://williamsontunnels.com/about/locations/

    Cost

    £25 for the 3 hour class.

    Notes

    • There are a maximum of 15 places available on the course, so early booking is essential.
    • To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660