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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.

Come and learn how to draw and paint with pastels in my little Studio in beautiful rural surroundings at the old dairy farm craft centre. You get to choose which picture you would like to complete and I will use my 30 years of experience with pastels to help guide you toward your finished picture. I will show you tips and tricks to help you make the most of this amazing medium to get the...
‘The art of portraiture is about looking, through observation we record form and detail’. Learn to model a head in clay directly from life in Anthony’s purpose built studio workshop. These classes are designed for complete beginners and for anyone with some experience to further develop your observational skills. Working in clay from life - captures the likeness and character of the model. Tuition is as a group and individually, which will help you understand...
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...
We run a weekly Wednesday class in either Portraiture or Life Drawing. Portrait Night runs on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month and Life Drawing, on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday. Portrait Night is a chance to work from a live,clothed model, suitably lit offering a good range of tones across the head. Life Drawing is a chance to work from a professional nude model, offering a range of interesting poses to work...
Portrait drawing course in Plymouth - 3 hours. This is a beginners course, you will learn how to draw in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
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. Gaynor has a Surrey Diploma...
London - Next course on 12th May 2018
Drawing is making a mark! Come and enjoy learning to turn those marks into recognisable images with professional artist and tutor, Linda Matthews, using a variety of subjects including landscape, figures, still life and buildings. Linda’s teaching is not step by step so she can tutor a group of mixed abilities, she will demonstrate a technique or subject, and you will then have a go. Her drawing techniques follow traditional rules which she believes you...
North Yorkshire
Two days experimenting with colour, composition and mark making. My teaching style is loose and experimental and employs a fresh contemporary approach. Times: 10.00am - 4.00pm each day Location: Hutton's Ambo Village Hall, Low Hutton, YO60 7HQ Price: £225 Parking and directions Please park around the green, grass triangle just beyond the village hall (marked with balloons). I will meet you there at 9.50am and we will walk to the studio.
Shropshire - Next course on 10th September 2018
Marvel at the ‘Staffordshire Hoard’ at the world-famous Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, as well as the Pre-Raphaelite and Baroque art collections. Enjoy the paintings, drawings and sculptures of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. Visit the home of Royal Worcester Porcelain and marvel at the ‘Mappa Mundi’ and Chained Library within the majestic Hereford Cathedral. Holiday highlights: • Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery • Barber Institute of Fine Arts • Museum of Royal Worcester...
Tayside - Next course on 25th April 2018
Whether you’ve just been given a paint box as a present, or need some creative confidence to get you started, these progressive classes are for you. The basics will be covered such as choice and use of materials, sketching, drawing and painting using accurate observation with imaginative or semi-abstract approaches. Each class will be fun and supportive with its own theme, using a mixture of demos and instruction, taking inspiration from both man-made and natural...