Practical Drawing Course

  • The Garden Design Studio
  • 5 Days
  • 10.00am - 4.15pm
Enrol on this course

Term dates: Monday 7th - 11th September 2020

To enrol email: nigel@nigelphilips.co.uk

About this Course

The drawing course is essential learning for those who wish to join the ‘Professional Garden Design Diploma‘ as it increases confidence in the skills for drawing up a design and teaches the basic requirements for using the necessary equipment.

Day 1

Choosing and using the correct drawing equipment including: scale ruler, set square, compass and the various types of paper.

Understanding the workings of a drawing board and the parallel motion. The day includes practising drawing exercises so that the equipment becomes familiar to use. Also, we shall begin drawing up a design in pencil.

Day 2

Continue drawing up the design in pencil, taking each element one at a time and building up the overall picture.

Discuss the use and types of rapidograph pens and when they should be used. Decide upon the layout of the design and begin to ink in the design.

Day 3

Continue with inking in the remaining elements of the design. To include positioning the title block and the working drawings, and proposed illustrations.

Photocopying the final draft of the tracing design ready for colour rendering.

Day 4

Learning how to construct an elevated drawing progressing onto axonometric and applying these skills to the completed design.

Day 5

Colour rendering the design and the elevated and axonometric drawings. Colour charcoal, marker pens and crayon will be discussed and used throughout the day.

At the end of the five days you will have drawn up and colour rendered a design.

If you are interested in this course, give us a call on 01273 477 746 or fill out our contact form.

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