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Life drawing and portrait painting evening classes, courses and workshops across the UK. Learn the techniques of life drawing and portraiture from experienced artists and tutors.

7pm - 9.15pm These lively classes are designed to be a fun way to get into or even back into the practice of drawing from life - one of the fundamental cornerstones of all artistic practice. Jo incorporates exercises, techniques and methods that have been used for 100's of years but in an environment of fun and in classes designed to bring out the very best drawings. Each week a different technique/subject matter will be...
A professional life model will pose while members of the class recreate their form onto paper or into clay. This class is taught by a professional artist and teacher who will give one to one attention and step-by-step guidance throughout each session. Topics covered include measurement, proportion and anatomy as well as how to use your chosen material effectively. Courses run regularly for six week blocks but attendance is flexible - students only pay for...
Portrait drawing course in Plymouth - 3 hours. This is a beginners course, you will learn how to draw in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
Full board 4 night residential art holiday in picturesque Malhamdale in the Yorkshire Dales. Discounted rates available for early bookings! The discipline of portraiture can help develop skills in observation. Our experienced artist leader will guide and encourage you through a series of experimental portraits using different techniques designed to improve capturing a likeness and character of the sitter. Guidance and advice will be tailored to suit individuals with the aim of gaining in confidence...
Pastel pet portrait tuition, especially dogs! Would you like to make a portrait of your own or a friend's pet? Small groups of 3-6. Dates by arrangement. Portraits can be from your own photographs of your pet, or photos supplied by the tutor. In the first half of the day you will get the portrait started, in a full day you would get some way to putting in further detail. Location is near Ely, Cambridgeshire....
On this two day workshop you will gain confidence in your pastel painting skills. Workshops develop in an un-hurried, relaxing way to enable you to develop your own style. We will cover choosing the reference photographs and the different types of pastels, papers and other materials and accessories used in pastel painting. How to apply, blend and detail using pastel blocks, pencils and chalks. Workshop Outline: 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours...
Based in a village a few miles outside Buckingham I run Wildlife pastel workshops at my home studio set in six acres of countryside. Workshops develop in an un-hurried, relaxing way to enable you to develop your own style. I explain the different types of pastels, papers and other materials and accessories used in pastel painting. How to apply, blend and detail using pastel blocks, pencils and chalks. Workshop Outline - The characterful Hare: 1....
Paying tribute to the love of your life. Using Acrylics we will explore through various painting techniques how to portray your pet without fussing over detail. Each animal/pet has a uniqueness all of it’s own, whether through it’s personality or distinctive markings. This workshop will help you express the character of your pet and show you how to portray it’s individuality on canvas in a more contemporary style. Old Bank Studios offers a wide range...
With Hashim, discover painting dynamic portraits using acrylics, while avoiding too much fussy detail. The workshop will cover starting from a basic drawing to the initial broad applications of paint, looking at tone to create depth and mixing a variety of skin tones to create a naturalistic impression. There will be two short demos showing various techniques, with plenty of opportunities for one to one tuition. Old Bank Studios offers a wide range of art,...
Next course on 4th November 2017
Tutor: Alexandra Woods Date & Time: Sat 4th Nov, 10am - 4pm Venue: Albright, New Brewery Arts REF: SW147-17 PRICE: £85 (£0.00 VAT) Using a range of media and techniques, you will record your observations of the live human form through drawing. A fun, lively day exploring drawing methods and materials, including print-making. All abilities welcome! With a continued interest in good food and sound animal husbandry combined with a love of the countryside, Alexandra...