Drawing and Painting
Masuma Halai Khwaja
Drawing and Painting are a tool for creative exploration that reflect a visual discovery of perceptions and ideas.
Our 3 Month short course is comprehensively designed to provide unparalleled opportunities for candidates with access to leading expertise, studio space and facilities.
Beginners can learn new essential techniques while developing the ability to articulate visual principles and concepts. Through a series of practical illustrations, we aim to prepare students with an artistic flair of craftmanship and elevate their creative talent to own and conceive original designs.
- Learning about pencil lead and graphite /shapes and drawing formulas
Drawing a basic still life in line with pencil
Blind contour drawings and rough sketches of basic objects
- Shading: basic still life with shapes, shading.- Everything needs to be white
Still life with all white and one black object
Still life with different objects
- Introduction to colour pencils- usage and handling- fruits and vegetables
Continued in next class.
Prepare sheets for collage/ draw out still life
- Still life with collage
Introduction to oil pastels- slide presentation of different types of pastel handling/ demonstration
Start still life with oil pastels
- One more still life with oil pastels
Introduction to water colours/ colour wheel/ making basic tones/ making greys / neutralizing tones
- Still life with water colour
Landscape with water colours- complete as home work
- Shadow drawing the figure
Blind contour figure drawings quick sketches
Working with following silhouettes
- Drawing portraits with pencils
Portraits with oil pastels
- Copying a portrait in pencil
Figure drawing with pencils
Figure Drawing continued
- Copying a figure in pastels
Copying portrait with acrylics
- Acrylic Portrait continued
Painting a portrait
- Figure drawing/ medium of choice
There will be a general discussion and crit on completion of each project
Duration: 3 Month
Course Dates: 16th March 2020 – 16th June 2020
Course Fee: Rs. 15,000/month
Course Days: Monday (3.00 pm – 5.00 pm)
Wednesday (3.00 pm – 5.00 pm)
Friday (3.00 pm – 5.00 pm)
Thank you Miss Masuma to make learning to oil paint such a positive experience.
With all of your patience, creativity, and love, we learned a lot in a very short time
– Basma (Student)
It was great knowing you as my teacher! I really really learned a lot! You are indeed a great teacher! A genuinely good teacher! Hope to have more classes with you in future also
– Shanzae (Student)
Artist, cultural practitioner art educator and curator, Masuma Halai Khwaja is currently on the advisory committee of the International Public Art Festival in Karachi. She was one of the founders and a trustee of The Karachi Biennale and Chair of its Public Outreach Committee for its 2017 edition. Khwaja has co-authored a book on public art in Karachi. A graduate of the National College of Arts, she has had 5 solo shows. Her work has been exhibited in four biennales and numerous international shows. She has also taught visual art at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, (where she was also the thesis advisor for two years) and The Karachi University Visual Studies Department.