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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.

£185
Oxfordshire
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...
£75
Staffordshire - Next course on 3rd December 2017
Life Drawing A professional model will adopt different poses during the day for the class to work from. We will cover a range of techniques and methods during the day using short drawing exercises and longer studies. ​ This short course is suitable for beginners or those with previous experience. Step-by-step guidance and individual attention will be given. All materials and light refreshments are included in the price. ​ Amerton Farm has free parking and...
£25
Devon
Portrait drawing course in Plymouth - 3 hours. This is a beginners course, you will learn how to draw in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
£505
North Yorkshire
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...
£30
Cambridgeshire
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....
£165
Buckinghamshire
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...
£165
Buckinghamshire
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....
£375
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 13th August 2018
One week drawing course at Nottingham Trent University, aiming to give you a range of contemporary drawing tools from which to further develop your own studio practice. The course will introduce anyone who is interested in expanding their drawing practice into experimental approaches for recording visual information, mark-making and as a form of expression. This course is ideal for the beginner looking for an experimental approach to drawing, and to those with some experience who...
£69
Essex
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...
£75
Essex
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,...