intro to
travel sketching

Timetable for TERM 1. 2019. Manly

Term starts February 12 till April 10  (9 weeks)

Please be sure you can attend every one of the 9 weeks classes.
This is a step by step progressive course, and it's vital not to miss a class.  If you must miss one we do offer a makeup in another Intro class in the same week.

Once you've booked a course, there are no refunds for missed classes. Nor can these be carried over to another term.

Tues Eve Intro to Travel Sketching - 6.30pm - 8.30pm with Gaye

Intro to Travel Sketching  – 9.30am - 12.30am with Gaye

Saturday Intro to Travel Sketching - 3.00pm - 6.00pm with Donna

Cost  (Manly)            
$395 for 9 weeks + $130 for our custom sketch kit

There are 3 parts to our travel sketching classes, although we may vary the plan depending on location and weather:

  1. We begin in the studio or a cafe and start with warmup and technique sketches

  2. Sometimes we're Studio based, other times we're out on location sketching our subject of the week

  3. Finish at a local cafe, either starting a final sketch or finishing off our location sketch

class structure

Week 1 –  Seeing shape
Week 2 – Applying Colour the EHS way
Week 3 – Water and Sea
Week 4 – Watercolour Introduction
Week 5 – Flat perspective & colour
Week 6 – Eye level perspective and architecture
Week 7 –  People and figures Faces and movement
Week 8 – Intrinsic and familiar shapes
Week 9 - Review of previous weeks

Week by week outline

What to Bring

  • Money for lunch or a coffee

  • Waterbottle

  • Umbrella/warm layer if it’s cold/rainy

  • Foldable stool (optional)

  • A smile & willingness to try something new!

Do I need to buy the sketch kit?

Yes! Our intro course relies on students having the EHS kit.
Over the years we've tried and tested oh so many sketching materials and you get to reap the benefit of our trouble and experience! Our kit is specially focussed on our first time sketchers - helping you quickly learn the basics of our unique colour layering approach and designed to be minimal - fitting into your shoulder bag ready to be pulled out anytime.

Here's what you get:  

Corman’s Pocket Plus watercolour set with 12 custom selected colours

White chinagraph pencil

1 x black waterproof drawing pen

Set of 12 x aquarelle pencils

Barrel sharpener

Waterbrush pen

A5 ringbound 110gsm Sketchbook

Snap top water pot

Have a question or concern? Not sure which class to join? Just want to chat first before booking? Get in touch with Erin anytime.