Drawing from Observation – Learning to See (6x sessions)

Art Course £90.00

Date: 5 January 2021

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Online (Zoom)

You’ll learn observational drawing techniques to better see and depict the world around you! We’ll work from still lives you’ve set up and photographs in the media of; charcoal, pencil, coloured pastels and coloured pencils

*Perfect for beginners or anyone looking to refresh their drawing skills


Drawing from Observation – Learning to See (6x sessions)

Jan. 5th – Feb. 9th (6x sessions)

6-8 pm GMT

Online (Zoom)


Day 1 (Jan. 5th)

Theme: Tools or Kitchen Kitchen Inspired Still Life

Medium: Charcoal

Technique: Working with line and value. Finding basic shapes


Day 2 (Jan. 12th)

Theme: Still live with personal objects of sentimental value to you

Medium: Pencil

Technique: Measuring and approaches to the drawing process


Day 3 (Jan. 19th)

Theme: Flowers or plants, working from a still life or view of your garden

Medium: Pastels on coloured paper

Technique:  Expressive mark making and colour theory


Day 4 (Jan. 26th)

Theme: Architecture working from a photograph of your home or house

Medium: Coloured Pencil

Technique: 1 & 2 point perspective


Day 5 (Feb. 2nd)

Theme: Interiors, drawing an interior view of your home

Medium: Pencil

Technique: Finding Angles & using a viewfinder


Day 6 (Feb. 9th)

Theme: Landscapes

Medium: Ink and mixed media

Technique: Using colour theory for creating depth and perspective



The sessions will be hosted through Zoom.

Please download the Zoom app. If you haven’t zoomed before don’t worry, it’s not complicated. A little blue camera symbol will pop up on your phone, pad and laptop.

You’ll find the Zoom link for the sessions on the booking ticket AND I will send you the link via email that will take you directly to the sessions (no password required) on the day of the workshop.

I will start the session 15mins before the official start of the workshop for the first session. This will give us an opportunity to iron out any technical difficulties if there are any and have a chat 🙂


Materials List

You’ll need a few basic materials for the course:

  • A set up still life with objects or inspiration photograph from the theme of the day


Drawing Materials

  • Pencil
  • Charcoal
  • Coloured chalk pastels
  • Black India ink
  • Brush
  • Stick (Will give you more info on this)
  • Paper, white and coloured
  • Board (so support your paper)
  • Eraser
  • Paper towels / tissue
  • Sandpaper
  • Ruler
  • Tape



  • Easel
  • Table cloth to protect table



Adults only workshop 18+ yrs

Tickets are non refundable


Any questions don’t hesitate to get in touch with Flora Ménager:

tel: 07379071336

email: lifeinterpretedstudio@gmail.com


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