The basics of drawing – from line to still life

179.00 CHF

Join a still life drawing course, which will take you from a single line to an appropriately drawn and shaded still life. This course is short enough to be exciting and engaging and long enough to give you a an elementary base of knowledge in drawing fundamentals that are essential in creating any art.

The course will cover the following topics:

I. The elements of drawing.

1) line,

2) shape,

3) proportion,

4) perspective,

5) composition.

We will also dig deeper to topics like measuring objects and compositions, how to find basic geometric shapes, how to draw with the grid method and most importantly, we will guide you through the process of drawing a fully shaded still life. You will get and exclusive insight to the art theory of how artists see the world and how can developing your drawing skill be the most beneficial for you: its therapeutic effect (art therapy), building self-confidence, developing cognitive abilities and more.

You will learn:
– to draw continuous and straight lines,
– to find geometric shapes in any complex form,
– to understand how perspective works,
– to be able to measure objects properly,
– to shade a simple object properly,
– how to use the composition grid,
– how to build on drawing fundamentals.

This course is straight to the point – there are engaging short segments which comprehensively build upon each other and takes a total beginner to an appropriately drawn Still Life.

Book the course for yourself or surprise you friends with this creative gift.

Duration: 3 – 4 hours

Additional information


on request

Meeting point:

Zurich City

What to bring:

A4 size paper plus a pencil and a rubber. Please also take something steady to draw on – it can be a hard paperback notebook or something similar.