San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
CANCELLED - Unfortunately, this workshop has been cancelled for the fall.
Tuesday, October 11 - Thursday, October 13, 10am-5pm daily (3-day workshop)
255 Architectural Drawing and the Built Environment - A Toronto City Tour
Explore the interesting world of architecture through drawing and city tours. This workshop introduces the basics of drawing architecture including techniques and methods to guide students through the complex process of sketching. Students will examine and dissect buildings and public spaces through architectural sketches, diagrams and perceptual drawings. Through the discussion of contemporary and historical references, this workshop will provide students with an introduction to the design of buildings, spaces urban and natural environments. In addition students will visit places within the city of Toronto, in order to situate/contextualize historically and socially specific buildings and public spaces.
Note: Basic drawing skills required. Please wear comfortable shoes for walking. Students are responsible for transportation costs.
Locations could include but not limited to:
Front Street/St.James park/King Street East at Church/St. Lawrence market
University of Toronto/Philosophers Walk/Trinity College/St. George Street
Art Gallery of Ontario, interior spaces
Toronto Harbourfront, large city view
Instructor: Julie Ourceau
Time & Dates: Tuesday, October 11 - Thursday, October 13, 10am-5pm daily (1 hour lunch)
Tuition: $275 + admin fee
- Sketchbook: should be of smooth or medium tooth surface, portable and of 85lbs or more weight (paper), white paper.
- Pencils: leads ranging from 2b tp 2h, wood pencils or Mechanical pencil, .5mm is sufficient, with 2 or three lead types 2b, hb, 2h.
- Pencil sharpener, with a reservoir or casing to collect pencil shavings.
- Eraser, soft white vinyl, or a kneaded eraser.
- Tool case or pencil box.
- Clear triangle, small size/to fit in case.
- Back pack, optional.
- Small Portable stool, optional.
- Note: Field material should aim for flexibility, mobility and comfort. No need to purchase and carry excessive amounts of drawing material.
Toronto School of Art
980 Dufferin Street
ON M6H 4B4
Toronto School of Art
The Toronto School of Art is committed to inspiring our community’s artists to make their mark through an education model that revolves around artists teaching artists.