Classical Art Atelier

Introduction to Classical Drawing

8-Week Classical Drawing Course

This course shows you the fundamental principles and techniques of classical drawing, and helps you to apply these traditional methods to your own work. The four key components of pictorial representation - design, line, value and form - are explored through a series of theory, exercise and practical application.

This course will be running in Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, beginning in March 2018. Please see venues, dates, and details below.


You will gain a very good understanding and appreciation for the methods and techniques involved in classical drawing, as well as its historical context and how it can benefit your own work regardless of your style. You will develop many skills and techniques including how to:

  • Set up and reproduce a master drawing
  • Use the sight-size method
  • Render light and shadow effectively
  • Create the illusion of form
  • All materials included
  • 10% off art supplies
  • Detailed hand-outs
  • Practical exercises
  • Demonstrations
  • Slide & video presentations
  • Refreshments provided

Course Details

The Introduction to Classical Drawing Course is available at three different venues.
See the details of each below, or contact us to find out more and to enrol.

# Venue Duration Day Time Dates Cost
1 Wexford Arts Centre
Cornmarket, Wexford Town
8 Weeks Tuesday 2.00 - 4.30pm 06 March - 01 May 2018
** See note below **
€ 180

NOTE: There will be a one-week break on 27 March 2018 at Wexford Arts Centre.

Introduction to Classical Drawing Course

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