Williamson Tunnels: dot-art, Sketching in the Tunnels

    Location (with MAP): Williamson Tunnels
    Date/Time: Sunday 25 March 2018. 10:00 - 13:00
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    Sketching in the Tunnels
    by dot-art Services

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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.


    • 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


    Please bring pencils, erasers and an A3 sketch book.

    The tutor will provide additional materials to experiment with.


    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.


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


    The Williamson Tunnels, Paddington, L7 3RG



    £25 for the 3 hour class.


    • 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