Professional development around practical and
creative topics. Members receive a significant
discount on the booking fee.
Drawing Gymnasium for Engineers
Starts 12 February 2020
6.00 - 8.30pm
The Building Society
55 Whitfield Street
London W1T 4AH
Costs for a 4-week course
Members: £225.00
Non-members: £295.00
Students: £162.50
Not including VAT
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4 x 2.5 hour evening sessions 12, 19, 26 February and 4 March 2020

The Drawing Gymnasium is a freehand drawing course to motivate effective communication and provide a broad set of skills for expressing ideas in the design process.

Run with D R A W I N G A T W O R K, the course is specifically aimed at practicing engineers but students, architects, manufacturers, set designers and others keen to improve their drawing skills have all benefited from the course. Individuals are encouraged to progress at a comfortable pace in a stimulating and supportive atmosphere.

Emphasis lies in communication rather than virtuoso drawing performances, and we work with a range of exercises from semi-formal (where line weight is critical), to 'conversational sketches' for rapid idea generation. Each attendee works from the Dr@w teaching sketchbook to rapidly learn techniques including axonometric, one and two point perspective, and section.

The second week has been designed as a self-learning session where the delegates undertake the assignments without a teacher to build self-reliance. You will be given materials and guidance on how this works during the first session.

Hosted at The Building Society – A Collaborative Workspace for Building Industry Professionals