The Drawn Line, its function and symbolic qualities

Subject: Drawing
Dates: 9 October 2019 - 27 November 2019
Time: 18:30 - 21:00
Location: The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Dr Clare Newbolt
Full Price
£ 350

During the course students will develop drawing skills and techniques found in Traditional Art from Japan, India, Persia, China and early European Art, looking at aspects of nature depicted in Traditional Art and their specific qualities eg. clouds, trees, birds, rocks,animals, water, fish and flowers. Students will explore, observe and gain extensive practice using brush and pencil methods, all the while developing their dexterity and hand-eye coordination whilst gaining insight into the minds of the artists who made/make Traditional Art.

What should I wear?

Wear comfortable clothing that you do not mind getting slightly messy.

Avoid wearing:

  • Baggy clothing (especially sleeves)
  • Loose jewellery
  • Short sleeve t-shirts (when there is a chance of contact with hazardous materials)
  • High heels or open toed shoes

Health & Safety

Food and drink must never be consumed in the basement workshop or studios.

Who is this course for?

All levels of ability welcome.

What should I bring to class?

Materials for students to provide themselves tbc.

All other materials will be provided.

What days do I attend?

Wednesday evenings 18:30 - 21:00, 9 October - 27 November 2019

Do you offer concessions?

Yes, we offer concessions for full time students and OAPs.

To receive a concession, please apply via our online form.

What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

You can view our policy here.

The School reserves the right to discontinue or suspend a Course up to fourteen (14) calendar days before the advertised start date of the Course.

By booking this course, you agree to our terms and conditions. Click to view.

Tutor biography

Dr Clare Newbolt

Clare Newbolt is currently a lecturer in Drawing at the Royal Drawing School.  She attended Camberwell School of Art & Crafts (1973-1977) before living and painting in Italy for a year and in the USA for two years. In 2002 she had a three month residency at the Josef and Annie Albers Foundation, Connecticut, USA. Clare has illustrated cookery and children's books, exhibited textiles in Japan, and drawings in London and the USA. Her 'Colour Notes for Children' was published in 2006. In 2012 she was awarded a Doctoral Degree from the Prince's School of Traditional Arts 2012 entitled 'Art is the Imitation of Nature in Her Manner of Operation'. She has taught drawing and painting in schools to children of all ages, as well as to adults at the Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts, the Royal Drawing School, and from her studio in Cambridge.