Starting right from the beginning, this course looks at observational drawing of still life subjects.

It covers the importance of lines, how to use them, how different weights of line affect a visual image and goes on to explain tone.

Tutor: Debora Cane

Debora is an enthusiastic art tutor with over 30 years’ experience. All of her courses concentrate on simple concepts and practical techniques and are suitable for everyone; no previous experience is required. Every session has planned content and takes varying approaches to help students build up their own techniques and style. Debora draws and paints daily (mainly in pen and ink) and undertakes illustrations for small commissions. She is a Professional Associate of the SAA.
  • Illustration of pears by Debora Cane

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What's Included

  • Expert Tuition
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hot and Cold Drinks
  • Lunch

Before You Attend

What to Bring

  • Cartridge paper (140gsm or above, A4 size) either loose sheets or in a sketchbook
  • Pencils (2B, HB)
  • Rubber
  • Set of black drawing pens of varying thicknesses (at least one thick and one thin) these need to be pigment fine liners (they need to be non-water-soluble). I would recommend any of the Faber Castell Pitt artists pens, or the Sigma Micron, or Staedtler pigment fine liners.

About FSC Flatford Mill

We have four buildings that are used for visitor accommodation. Whilst most rooms are either en-suite or have a dedicated bathroom, there are some rooms in The Mill that share showers and toilets at the end of the hall. If this is
unsuitable for you please make the office staff aware upon booking or as soon as possible. Please be aware that you are visiting a Field Centre that caters in the main for school parties; the accommodation is basic and dormitory-style, but warm and comfortable.

Arrival Day

Check-in is between 1400-1800, if you are arriving after 1800 please advise us, so we can ensure you are advised of access codes, room key location, and room location. You will meet the tutor at Dinner, and you will have your first session after Dinner.

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