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Field Notes: Lesson 7

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Lesson 7. Strategies for collecting information and recording ideas as an aid to memory.

Measured Drawing: Lesson 5

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Lesson 5. Making a drawing that is dependent for its success on mathematical accuracy.

Making a Livelier Drawing: Lesson 4

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Lesson 4. Making a livelier drawing, where the line and tone have an energy because they have been applied at speed with a brush.

Creativity: Lesson 8

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Lesson 8. Invention!

The Elements of Drawing

With Colour: Lesson 6

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Lesson 6. The most complex form of drawing. Starting with a pencil outline, the drawing is developed with a brush in clearly defined layers. 

Toned Paper: Lesson 3

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Lesson 3. How toned paper can be used to provide the mid-tone in a drawing, which records where light and shade fall as a means of picturing an object.

The Edge of the Pencil: Lesson 2

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Lesson 2. We use tone, light, dark and the shades in-between to create illusions of volume and depth.

The Tip of the Pencil: Lesson 1

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Lesson 1. We use line to define spaces and things.

Introduction to the Elements of Drawing

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Stephen Farthing R.A. presents eight practical drawing classes using John Ruskin's teaching collections to explain the basic principles of drawing.

Networked groups and cross college collaboration

DIAL successfully explored new ways of developing cross college collaborations, these new partnerships proved a valuable and sustainable method of the departmental embedding DLs long term.