iPad Drawing Short Course

27 Mar 2018 · 9:00AM - 4:30PM
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Drawing consultant Mark Lewis demonstrates step-by-step how to sketch your latest jewellery, silversmithing or creative design ideas using a digital sketchpad, the iPad.

The use and possibilities of iPads as a digital canvas is becoming increasingly common in the creative practice – with David Hockney leading the way as the world’s foremost iPad painter. 

This one day short course, led by experienced tutor Mark Lewis, is designed to help you to identify and familiarise yourself with selected design and drawing apps. You will be introduced to the tools, techniques and approaches to facilitate you to use your iPad to create your very own sketches and presentation designs. 

This short course is ideal for beginners.

What does the course cover?

  • Basic functions for the iPad
  • Choosing the right drawing app
  • Selecting colours and tools
  • Importing photos and using layers
  • Sketching objects and capturing design ideas
  • Basic rendering techniques

What do you need to bring?

You need to bring an iPad and you will be recommended apps to download onto your device ahead of the short course. These will not cost more than £5.

Who is the tutor?

Mark Lewis is a jeweller and silversmith living and working in London, with 37 years’ experience of teaching. Drawing has always been central to his practice and recent work has focussed significantly on digital painting, drawing and mark-making.

How can I find out more?

You can contact us for more details about our programmes by calling our box office or visiting our reception desk at the Goldsmiths' Centre (EC1M 5AD). Please call 020 7566 7650 or email boxoffice@goldsmiths-centre.org