Explore your creative talent

Drawing is a skill that everyone can master. Drawing is also the basis of creative visual thinking and is used in all art fields from Tattoo art and Illustration to Sculpture and Interior design.

This intensive five-week course will cover the basics of drawing and help you to discover the artist within.

Build the confidence to work with a range of drawing media, including graphite, inks, pastels and charcoal. Discover how to construct a drawing, use composition, tone, texture and colour. This course teaches you observational skills and creative techniques for drawing a wide range of subject matter.

Your drawing folio can support entry into a certificate/diploma course within Illustration and Visual Arts, so it's an ideal first step for anyone looking at entering these career fields.

Students are required to bring their own art supplies. Suggested materials to bring are: small box willow charcoal, 2 sticks compressed charcoal, Black drawing ink, 12 set of conte pastels, 1 progresso pencil, A2 cartridge sketch book.

After succesffully completing this course, you will receive a Statement of Attendance.

Due to the nature of our courses and facilities we request students contact us with 5 working days lead time prior to enrolment should you have any special requirements, either accessibility or otherwise that we can assist with.

Course code
On campus
  • Fees

    Fee: $350.00


  • What to bring
    Students should purchase the following materials prior to the first class:

    A2 Cartridge sketch book
    Graphite pencils 2B and 4B
    White conte pencil
    Charcoal pencil (soft)
    Compressed charcoal
    Willow charcoal – small box
    Pencil sharpener or stanley knife
    Hard white eraser, such as Staedtler
    Kneadable eraser
    Paper stump (medium).