Learn Urban Sketching at Home

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Learn how to draw your neighbourhood without leaving your home at this fun online class


Elinor Pickard
Sydney Community College

Sydney Community College

4.8 (75)
5k+

1.5 hours Class size 5 to 20     label $79 - $129 ($79 for Class only, no box, $129 for Class and box)

How it works
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Request your preferred time
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We'll send a ClassBento Box to you (a craft kit with what you'll need). Details   
Shipping is free, and it should arrive within 4-5 business days. We ship nationwide.
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Enjoy the online class - after booking, you'll get a link to join the interactive class.

Discover how to draw your street from the comfort of your living room, balcony or backyard with Elinor Pickard and never gaze out of your window the same way again!

During this casual drawing workshop, artist Elinor will show you have to capture the view from your window at home with sketched compositions which you'll then bring to life with colour, tone and texture using a watercolour pencil wash.

Learn drawing basics like composition and techniques to create depth and focus in your sketches. Explore your personal sketching style and practice capturing a sense of time and place.

At the end of the class, you'll gain the confidence to continue drawing at home and since this hobby is a truly portable art, you may like to improve your new skills wherever you go!


Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly.
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • Staedtler pigment liner, black, 0.5mm
  • 110 Staedtler tradition pencil 2B
  • Jasart Studio watercolour pencil, burnt sienna and ultramarine
  • Factis soft pencil eraser
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Draw and wash pad, 210gsm, A5, 30 sheets
  • Art basics golden Taklon round brush, size 6
What you'll need
You can purchase your own materials or select our craft box kit upon checkout (only available to ship within NSW).
 
Suitable for

This Box and Live class is a great indoor activity idea for virtual team building activities at home.

Your teacher
Elinor Pickard

Elinor Pickard


Elinor Pickard is a practising artist, a painter with drawing at the centre of her practice. Elinor’s interest in fine and decorative arts is reflected in her paintings, specifically those centred on botanical and floral subjects, rich with colour and often incorporating her fine gilding techniques. She also enjoys urban sketching and capturing the interactions between people, and the human figure within the built urban environment.

An attentive and encouraging art educator, Elinor has been teaching adults since 2016. She has also run regular children’s art classes since 2015.




Your host
Sydney Community College
Sydney Community College

4.8 (75)
5k+

Sydney Community College is a social enterprise with a mission to offer innovative continuing adult education programmes that support individual efforts and facilitate sustainable social change.

Our mission is to enrich lives, to strengthen adult individuals and to build communities through innovative high quality continuing education and training.

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