02) Free Hand Speed Sketching (Basics)

Freehand sketching is one of the skills that we must not miss—even in the digital era that we are living in today!

In this course, participants will explore various media and methods of freehand sketching. You will understand proportions, depth, line quality. You will also acquire the confidence in sketching that gives character and expression to your sketches. 

Class Outline

  1. Introduction and Exploration—Fun with different sketching media 
  2. Sketching Found Objects
  3. Sketching Combinations of Objects
  4. Introduction to Perspective Drawing
  5. Sketching Blindfolded
  6. Final Drawing/Sketches

Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.

Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.

Items to buy for this class

Participants are required to buy their own materials beforehand and bring them to every class

  • Artist Quality Sketching Pad
  • 1 no of HB, 2B, 4B and 6B pencils 
  • Charcoal (2 thin and one thick stick will suffice)
  • Black Sketch Pens (4-5), fineliner felt pen
  • Black Permanent Markers (2), (one end chiseled tip, other end pointed tip)

There may be some more materials that you might have to buy during the course as instructed by the lecturer if and when needed only

On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.

Where to buy your materials

Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:

  • Cass Art (Fire station): Community Classes students get a 15% discount upon presenting the registration ticket
  • Jarir Bookstore: on Rayyan Road or Salwa Road
  • Color Note: on Al Nasser Street
  • Ibn Al Qayyim: at Markhiya Roundabout
  • Al Rawnaq

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Terms & Conditions apply

Participants must buy their own materials

Sun, 27 Oct, 2019
Wed, 20 Nov, 2019
Sundays and Wednesdays
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
QAR 1000


Sultana Jesmine

Sultana Jesmine, an Interdisciplinary Designer (MFA), Interior Designer (BFA) and Fashion Designer (BFA) is a VCUArts Qatar Alumni. Jesmine loves to travel and to learn from different cultures, which in turn enriches her as an individual and her design research. Continuous learning and teaching are one of her many passions. She enjoys sports, adventures and new experiences. Her diverse experiences include leadership and community service, fashion shows, exhibitions, graphic design, photography, and videography. Come say hello, and she will be thrilled to meet you!