New Zealand Community Education Centres

Drawing for the Raw Beginner

Always wanted to know how to draw but never had the chance to learn? Join our experienced tutor and get confident with the basics of drawing.


A back-to-basics programme for those who always wanted to know how to draw but never had the chance to learn.

Bring HB, 2B and 4B pencils, an A4 or A3 sketchpad, a set of 12 coloured pencils and an eraser - other materials will cost around $10.

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
•  Use line to draw, gain familiarity with using a pencil and different grades of pencil
•  Develop observational skills to aid the drawing process and practise line drawing techniques
•  Use tone to describe form and use charcoal to achieve this
•  Draw a simple still life 

Note:  Courses need a minimum number to go ahead so if we don't have enough enrolments a few days before the start date, we have to cancel. We'll let you know by email so please check yours regularly. If you need to cancel your registration, here are our terms and conditions: "What You Need to Know".

Related Courses