Foundations of Art

Course summary

Have you always wanted to learn to draw but didn’t know where to start?

This 7-week course is designed for people who are looking to get that start and learn the fundamentals of art.

The 7 elements of art are texture, value, shape, space, line, form, and colour.

Sue will cover each of these elements over 7 weeks and students will develop the skills to explore/draw/paint your own style of art in a fun and supportive environment.

No experience required, just a keen interest to draw and paint.


What you will learn

  • basic skills of drawing that leads into all art mediums

What you will get

  • handout outs to support learning
  • videos to support learning
  • experienced art teacher
  • the joy of exploring their own creativity through art

What you need to bring

  • art journal A4 or A3
  • graphite pencils set or 2H, B, 2B and 4B
  • kneadable eraser
  • blender/s

About the tutor

Sue Taylor Pearce has forged a successful career as an educator, creative small business owner and recently discovered a passion for adult learning.

Sue has extensive knowledge and experience with program design, delivery and evaluation.  Her creativity, ability to build rapport and student engagement helps instill a sense confidence and self belief in her students.

Sue’s passion for art and versatility makes for an amazing tutor.

Course cost

COST: $210.00

Class availability: 6 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Sunday 28 July  *New date
10.00am – 12.00pm (7 sessions)

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.


Enrolment details – Student 1

This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty

Course gallery

The photos below are an indication of what to expect from the class.

How to book short courses and workshops


Follow the prompts to choose a course, enter your details, complete payment and finalise your enrolment.

By phone

Call 9687 1560 during office hours and have your credit card details ready. We accept MasterCard and Visa.

In person

Come to YCC at 59 Francis Street, Yarraville during office hours to enquire or enrol and pay in person.