Urban Sketching

Tuition FROM: Wednesday, 19 July 2017 TO: Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Tuition Type: Workshops

  • Description
    A guided day of sketching around the city centre beginning with an introduction to methods and techniques for seeing and recording, in the Millennium Gallery. Full itinerary identifying the strategies and techniques which underpin successful urban sketching; choosing a subject, seeing objectively, simplifying information, the line drawing, adding value, principles of perspective, figures, representation techniques and lots more.

    Whether you are a beginner or looking to hone your skills, this is an exciting opportunity to explore the city, using a range of urban landscapes to inspire a day of drawing.


    10-10.45am - Meet in the Millennium Gallery Activity Room for a briefing, and start the day with an overview of the art of line and tone principles in an urban context.
    11am?1pm - Field sketching in Sheffield City Centre.
    1-1.45pm - Working lunch whilst exploring perspective principles (please note, lunch is not provided).
    1.45-4pm - Field sketching in Sheffield City Centre.
    4-4.30pm - Criticism, debrief and feedback in the Millennium Gallery Activity Room.
    All materials provided.
  • Location
    The Millennium Gallery 48 Arundel Gate Sheffield S1 2PP
    South Yorkshire
    S1 2PP
  • Artist
  • Media/Subject

    Subjects: Townscape or Streetscene, Portrait or Figure
    Media: Pen & Ink, Drawing, Pencil/Charcoal
  • Details

    Charges: £35 for the one day workshop. Booking in advance only at http://www.museums-sheffield.org.uk/whats-on/events/2017/7/workshop-urban-sketching-with-brian-smith

    Is Available:Yes

    Is Fully Booked: No

    Tutor Website:www.briansmithartist.co.uk

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