Observational sketching

Masterclass: Observational sketching

17 June 2021 13:00 -


Observational sketching
  • Observational sketching
  • About our Masterclass series
  • About our Virtual Outreach
  • Terms and Conditions
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Observational sketching

Working in a small A5 sketchbook and with a range of pencils, this workshop introduces prospective students of Art & Design to the effective use of a sketchbook (to support the creation of paintings, sculptures, designs or animations) and as a means to test new materials and techniques.

With a focus on the effective use of the pencil within the discipline of observational drawing, this practical workshop will explore how artists and designers use a pencil to recreate contour-line and surface texture, whilst working directly from the subject,.

The session will also include examples from the sketchbooks of professional artists and will conclude with a short Q & A session.

Book your place now:

 

Our Virtual Masterclasses

We're delivering our Masterclasses virtually at the moment, to continue allowing you access to our amazing sessions delivered by expert academics. Throughout the sessions we will aim to meet individual needs, allow space for reflection and include time for conversations to share experiences and knowledge within the 'virtual' room.

Our virtual Masterclasses are approximately an hour long, but may run longer if we have a lot of questions.

If you are a teacher or tutor and would like for your whole class to get involved, drop us an email at outreach@cumbria.ac.uk and we'll see how we can help you. Bespoke events may be possible for schools and colleges, at times that suit you, dependent on academic availability.

 

Why Attend a Masterclass?

Our masterclasses are designed to give future students like you a flavour of what it is really like to study at university and hand you all that's needed to successfully step into a degree to kick-start your career.

At our masterclasses, you'll:

  • Take part in real research
  • Gain an excellent example to give your personal statement the edge
  • Enrich your current studies and explore beyond the boundaries of your current knowledge
  • Sample a subject that ignites your interest and make sure it’s the correct course for you
  • Get a unique chance to push your passion further
  • Receive a reduced offer on application to related courses at UoC

Spaces are limited, so if you’re considering a future working in atr and design, book now.

Our Virtual Outreach

During the unprecedented times of social distancing, our team remain on hand to support you. Over the coming weeks, we are ensuring there is something for everyone, whether you’re a future student, teacher or adviser. We’ve got you.

All our virtual outreach activities on offer have been developed to inform and motivate participants, and link to the Gatsby Benchmarks for Good Career Guidance. This report was redefined and published in January 2018. Laying out eight benchmarks, the report outlined good practice within careers guidance and an expectation that all secondary schools have a careers plan.

Our online Masterclasses meet benchmarks 4 & 7 (Linking curriculum learning to careers & Encounters with further and higher education).

To see what else we're offering online, head on over to www.cumbria.ac.uk/webinars for the rest of our virtual outreach delivery.

If you are a teacher or tutor and would like for your whole class to get involved, drop us an email at outreach@cumbria.ac.uk and we'll see how we can help you. Bespoke events may be possible for schools and colleges, at times that suit you, dependent on academic availability.

Masterclass award

Attendees at these masterclasses will receive a reduction of up to 16 points on offers for future applications to related University of Cumbria courses. Click below for full Terms and Conditions.

Terms and conditions