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A Day of Drawing

Day of week:
Ashford Gateway , Ashford
Mixed Level
09:30 - 15:00
1 week

This course will be held at Ashford Adult Education Centre at Ashford Gateway.

This course will introduce you to the basic principles of drawing, developing your skills and confidence.

At the end of the course you should be able to :
- use more than one medium on one picture
- identify and place objects in a space
- gain accurate proportions and perspective
- use different mark-making techniques.

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Helen Easter

Helen is an experienced tutor who has been teaching for 27 years. She delivers courses on painting and drawing, printmaking, papier mache, paper pots. Her main work entails images mixed with the abstract and she uses methods and techniques in all mediums. Helen has exhibited and sold her work in galleries in the UK and abroad. Her paintings have been used for book covers and greeting cards. She is involved with the British Fencing Association where her fencing images have been used for prizes; she also does commissions from fencers and was featured in The Sword magazine in January 2013. She has designed murals for Kent Children Libraries and has curated shows for Shepway council and Metropole Galleries which were featured in the Sunday Times as best shows outside London. Her website is

View all courses taught by Helen Easter here

How will I be taught?

Teachng methods will include demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring an A4 sketchbook and a variety of pencils - 2b and 6b - a sharpener and an eraser.
Paper will be on sale along with anything else you may need.

What can I do next?

Your Tutor will be able to advise.

What do I need to join the course

No prior knowledge/experience is required.
This day course in Ashford is for beginners and those with a little experience who would like to develop their skills and improve their ways of observing when drawing.

Getting to your course

Find us

Ashford Gateway
Church Road
TN23 1AS

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code ASH/109336/K/NC.