Drawing - the basics and beyond... - OPEN Ealing

Drawing – the basics and beyond…


Monday 7th October 2019 -
Monday 28th October 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Oak Road pop up,
8 Oak Road, W5 3SS

Want to improve your skills and technique?

Use these sessions to progress your drawing from “beginner” to …




We have a practical approach which includes still life compositions, landscapes, figurative and abstract. Sheila has a variety of exercises up her sleeve, aimed at increasing your drawing skills and giving you plenty of opportunity to improve your technique.


Week 1: Landscape – Perspective, colour, composition, figures in space.

Week 2: Still Life – Draw natural forms learning about texture, shading, colour and composition.
Week 3: Portraits -Scaling up, structure of faces, colour.
Bring a photo or image you would like to make your own and learn how to create a beautiful portrait.
Week 4: Flowers – Draw flowers and learn about colour composition, still life provided.




Materials: Basic materials are supplied for your course but please feel free to bring a sketchbook and any materials you would like to use.

If you are just starting out on your artistic journey, Sheila will advise on the best things in which to invest



About the Tutor

Sheila Moylan has a B.A. (Hons) Fine Art Sculpture and Psychology from UEL where she focused on body casting and self portraiture graduating in 1995. She has worked creatively with young people for most of her career mainly in schools at one point running an alternative programme to GCSE in Richmond making art the main subject. Since 2015 has worked within Ealing running art classes for adults with learning difficulties for local charity Artification and for the last year has successfully run Life Drawing classes at OPEN Ealing including piloting a Life Drawing for Beginners and Sculpture for Beginners class and childrens classes. Her approach is inclusive supportive and encouraging to even absolute beginners.

She has exhibited her work at Slaughterhouse Gallery Smithfield, Orleans House Gallery Richmond and more recently the W3 Gallery in Acton, but mainly works on commission.


Bookings are closed for this event.