Visual Art

Drawing – The Basics

From: £60.00

Thurs, 9 March 2023

10.00am-4.00pm

We’ll explore all of the basic elements that make up drawing practice and take a fresh look on how to build a basic skill set to set you up for drawing in your daily life.

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We will be exploring the extremely enjoyable and accessible world of drawing.

We’ll explore all of the basic elements that make up drawing practice and take a fresh look on how to build a basic skill set to set you up for drawing in your daily life.

Inspiration for the session and source materials provided on the day but feel free to bring your own along. An excellent starter session to explore the exciting world of drawing and an opportunity to develop on essential skill.

An excellent starter workshop if you’ve never drawn before and if you have a great way to develop your practice.

Your Tutor

Your Tutor

Frank Hayes

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Frank Hayes is the Creative Director and Founder of “For Enjoyment CIC”. A foundation of studying at Art College started his creative path over 30 years ago. Over the last two decades Frank has worked in conservation and as a creative force and more recently as a core part of the creative movement that is For Enjoyment, as a mentor, inspirer and tutor. He’s passionate, driven and dedicated to his work. A love of travel, cycling, walking and swimming makes him an explorer of the great outdoors, with a love for natural history since a very young age which is evident through his own creative practice.

Frank’s many hats include photographer, illustrator and environmentalist. He is committed to nurturing the artistic ability within everyone and improving mental and social health, confidence and wellbeing through the power of art and creativity. Through his work with For Enjoyment he’s seen much success and recognition including becoming a two time finalist for the Culture Champion Award and the winner of Community Champion award in the Dumfries and Galloway Life Awards of 2021. He has produced artworks with many organisations across Scotland including one in partnership with Whizz-Kidz which is permanently installed in the First Minister of Scotland’s office. He supports many people from a diverse range of backgrounds into creative careers and helps them forge new paths into the wonderful world of the Arts.

About The Day

How to Draw – The Basics will run from 10.00-4.00pm and include refreshments throughout the day including fresh coffee, teas and a light lunch.

Essential Information

All materials will be provided.

The workshop takes place in the Ground Floor Drawing Room.  There is a flight of stairs from the main entrance with a stair lift.

Please note our cancellation policy.

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