Metal: Drawing Techniques, dot-art

Metal: Drawing Techniques, dot-art
Metal: Drawing Techniques, dot-art

Venue: Metal at Edge Hill Station
Dates: 05/02/2019
Times: 18:00 - 20:00

This 10 week course is designed to develop observational and expressive drawing techniques and skills. This course is suitable for beginners or those wishing to explore aspects of their own practise.

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***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 0176660***

Tuesdays 6pm – 8pm starting 5th February 2019 (£160 for 10 week course)


1: Mark Making – Using pencil/mixed media to create a wide variety of marks

2: Observation – how we observe the world

3: Synchronizing the hand with the eye

4: Tone and shading

5: Marks into meaning, loosening up

6:Tactile Drawing

7:Inspiration from other artists work

8:Drawing techniques

9:Still life drawing – pencil

10: Still life drawing – mixed media

Material List

Students are asked to bring the following materials to make the most out of the course:

  • Sketchbook – A3 or A2, medium or heavy cartridge paper
  • Drawing pencils B,2B,3B,4B
  • Selection of pens
  • Pencil eraser
  • Compressed charcoal
  • Graphite
  • Fixative
  • Ink
  • Brushes – small and medium

Optional extras:

  • Chalk pastels/oil pastels
  • Water colours
  • Sponge
  • Ruler
  • Different weight, colour and textured paper
  • Any other drawing medium you wish to explore

We suggest you buy your materials for the course from Cass Art’s online store. To order your materials, simply visit the link below to view a pre-filled online basket with basics you may need to get you started.

You can edit the basket if there are items you already have or if there are other items you’d like to add. You’ll also receive a 5% discount which has been applied to your basket.

Tutor: Sarah Jane Richards

Sarah Jane is an experienced tutor and artist, who has taught drawing to children and adults for many years.


Winter Programme: Tuesdays from 5th February 2019, 6pm – 8pm


METAL, Edge Hill Railway Station, Tunnel Rd, Liverpool, L7 6ND


£160 for the 10 week course (full course must be booked in advance)

It is possible to split this cost into two payments, please call 0345 017 6660 for more details.


  • 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.

Cancellations / Refunds

Once you have made your course booking your are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.

Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.

If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.

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