Academic Training:

The following course-subjects each have a duration of 30 hours. These drawing classes in Dubai include examination and evaluation as requirements for course completion. However, students may choose for open-training instead, which will allow them to complete these drawing classes in Dubai without examination and evaluation.

Under the Academic Training, student will be eligible to receive a Professional Certificate attested by UAE Government (KHDA) after successfully completing 20 courses including the Fundamental courses in Fine Arts and some specific courses in Drawing and submitting an Art Portfolio. Some of the Professional Certificates that we are issuing for Drawing are as follows:

*  Professional Certificate in Drawing Techniques

*  Professional Certificate in Portrait Drawing

Figure Drawing (I, II, III)

  1. Basic
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

The course combines theory and practical work throughout the duration of the drawing classes in Dubai. This course will introduce students to basic human anatomy and the various qualities of the human form in a variety of ways using a range of materials. Quick poses or ‘gesture’ drawings will be used to introduce students to the general principles of shape, form and proportion, followed by longer poses with greater detail and clarity. Once mastered, the use of figure drawing can be applied to fine art, illustration and cartooning. Students will undertake a wide variety of exercises studying aspects such as proportion, movement and portraiture.

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Drawing Anatomy (I, II, III)

  1.  Basic
  2.  Intermediate
  3.  Advanced

This course will continue building upon the foundations of drawing, including tone, line, shape, and pattern, through observation of the human figure. It will provide various approaches and techniques in order to further stimulate and challenge. Students will be introduced to the human anatomy and expressive qualities of the human life form. They also develop sensitivity to the structure, anatomy and expressive qualities of the human form in a variety of ways and with using various materials. Composition will be a consideration at all times.

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Drawing Feet & Hand (I, II, III)

  1. Basic
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

The course combines theory and practical work to understand the skeletal foundation of the feet and hands, including proportion and measurement. The drawing classes in Dubai for this course subject will deal mainly with practicing gestures and the movement of the feet and hands. Practicing in gesture and movement of feet and hands.

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Portrait Drawing (I, II, III, IV, V, VI)

  1.  Basic
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

The course combines theory and practical work to promote a deeper understanding of how to draw a portrait. The classes will introduce the history of portrait drawing, from the very beginning to the present styles. It will focus on the structure and anatomy of a portrait, including the head, neck and shoulder. The drawing classes will focus on achieving accurate measurements of features. The study course will focus on the realistic portrayal of human physical attributes with respect to fundamental physical aspects such as skulls, bones, and proportion. Students will also be focusing on likeness, personality, and mood of person.

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Charcoal Drawing Still Life (I, II, III)

  1. Basic
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

Charcoal is one of the fastest media. Additionally, it is one of the least inhibiting media. It can produce bold and fluid lines, and a great host of textures as well as subtle gradations for shadings. Conte, on the other hand, is an attractive and versatile medium, which allows for both line and tone work. In this course, students will be taught how to utilize the versatility of the said media in order to create still life from the observation.

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Charcoal Drawing Landscape (I, II, III)

  1. Basic
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

In this course study, Dubai students will be taught how to utilize the versatility of charcoal and conte in order to create landscape. Students will be guided on how to best make use of the visual capabilities of said media in order to develop textures and shades, and create accurate depictions of landscapes.

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Brush & Ink (I, II, III)

  1. Still life
  2. Landscape
  3. Portrait

In this study course, students will undertake a range of experimental exercises in which they will test a range of brushes, pens, inks and surfaces. They will use the skills acquired to then produce drawings of various subject matter aimed at achieving greater levels of skill and competence.

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Subject Training

In these single title courses, students will undergo 20 hours’ worth of training on course specific-subjects. Furthermore, course participants may choose to go through examination and evaluation to receive a certificate of completion; or forego the examination and evaluation to be given an attendance certificate.

Water Colour Still Life or Landscape

In this course subject, students may choose between learning how to use water colour for reproduction still life or landscape . They will also be introduced to the different techniques of watercolor painting, such as wet in wet, dry brush, and washes and glazes. Students will also be guided in using different kinds of papers, brushes and tools.

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Charcoal Drawing Still Life or Landscape

Through our drawing classes in Dubai specifically designed for this medium, students will be guided on how to produce a range of drawing experiments using charcoal to create expressive, tonal and textural marks. They will then use these skills to produce a range of drawings by reproduction.

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Soft Pastel Still Life or Landscape

Soft pastels are best for broad, painterly effects made with the side of the stick. This allows the artist to exploit both line and soft color areas. Very light blender is used for soft pastels, which are almost pure pigment. Classes will be focused on guiding students on how to best make use of the visual capabilities of said media in order to reproduction still life or landscape.

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Colour Pencil Still Life or Landscape

In this subject matter course, students will be taught how to arrange tones with the use of a single pencil. Dubai course participants will be guided on how to alter the pressure applied through the colour pencil to achieve lighter and darker tones. Additionally, students will be directed on how to reproducing  still life or landscape.

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