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Join established artist Sarah Wright for this five week drawing course exploring the key principles of drawings and techniques enabling you to draw accurately and confidently in drawing.

Each week will focus on a different drawing principle, in the first week we will look at line and experimenting with different ways to make a mark. In the second shape and the role of negative space, in the third looking at light and dark, and creating shade and highlight. The fourth understanding perspective and proportion, and the fifth an opportunity to bring together all the skills to create a self portrait. You will be able to experiment with a variety of materials.

Running Time: 2 hours
£75 for all 5 sessions: 24th Feb, 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th March

Participants should purchase the following:

  • A3 cartridge paper/pad (90-100gsm)
  • Drawing pencils to include, 2B, 4B, 6B

(none of this should be expensive brands, cost effective ones are fine)

Please Note: Drawing can be a bit messy at times, it is advised to bring an apron or wear old clothes, especially when using charcoal.

Dates

  • Thursday, February 24, 2022
  • Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Hat Factory

The Hat Factory is Luton's leading arts and entertainment venue featuring live music, club nights, theatre, dance, films, children's activities, workshops, classes and gallery exhibitions.

It's a centre of artistic excellence set within a vibrant urban environment. It offers the young and the young at heart the chance to engage with the arts, to be inspired by the UK’s leading arts practitioners, and to develop artistic skills and confidence.

The Hat Factory is a combined arts venue in the centre of Luton. It opened in 2003 and since then has been the area’s main provider of contemporary theatre, dance and music. We work with both emerging and proven producers and artists, through programming, engagement programmes and our Associate Artist scheme. Their music programming is vibrant, offering an eclectic portfolio of high quality artists from the worlds of jazz, blues, folk, world music, indie and hip hop. Complementing their own programming, they welcome local/regional promoters to the venue, broadening their music offer and at the same time supporting young promoters and their businesses. They programme contemporary theatre and dance with a focus on fresh, new and relevant stories from both established and emerging touring companies who are making high quality work in the UK. They’ve programmed companies like Earthfall, Chickenshed, New International Encounter (NIE), Trestle, Menagerie, Eastern Angles, Atma, State of Emergency, 30 Bird, Tavaziva, Analogue and Jean Abreu Dance to name but a few.

Venue Hire

The Hat Factory has flexible spaces of various sizes to suit every need. See Venue Hire for more information.

Programming

To become part of The Hat Factory's programme, please contact our Head of Arts & Cultural Programmes, Fahim Qureshi at Fahim.Qureshi@LutonCulture.com

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