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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.

£340
Berkshire - Next course on 11th September 2018
Classes are held in lovely venues - Norden Farm in Maidenhead on Tuesdays. Classes are fun and friendly, a place to learn and make new friends. There are 3 hour morning and afternoon classes to fit in with student’s schedules. You receive tuition and guidance from our excellent tutors allowing you to produce beautiful art using a variety of mediums over a 14 week period. We start with pencil drawing, setting the building blocks of...
£60
Northamptonshire
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...
£340
Berkshire - Next course on 13th September 2018
Classes are held in lovely venues - Windsor Race Course on Thursdays. Classes are fun and friendly, a place to learn and make new friends. There are 3 hour morning and afternoon classes to fit in with student’s schedules. You receive tuition and guidance from our excellent tutors allowing you to produce beautiful art using a variety of mediums over a 14 week period. We start with pencil drawing, setting the building blocks of skills...
£12
Buckinghamshire
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...
£40
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th July 2019
After a very successful debut, the Circus is returning to Towersey and it’s going to be the life drawing event of the year! The Phoenix Studio is extremely proud to welcome to the Drawing Circus to Towersey! They are a troupe of Brighton-based artists, models, art tutors, musicians and performers who put on the most wonderfully spectacular and innovative drawing classes! I’ve been to one of their events before and thought it was a fantastic...
£25
West Sussex - Next course on 20th October 2018
This friendly and supportive course is suitable for the beginner through to advanced students. 1:1 support will be given as needed during the day, with advice on drawing and measuring techniques, along with support exploring different art mediums. The day will usually be made up of a morning of short poses from 2 minute to 15 minute exploring measuring techniques (for beginners), form, structure and line. Then after lunch there will be the opportunity for...
£90
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th September 2018
Bring your own photograph to work from on this beginners pastel workshop, tips, techniques and advice. 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Skin/Fur/Feather detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches I’ll cover different types of pastels painting surfaces and other materials and accessories.
£160
Oxfordshire - Next course on 9th October 2018
This two-day workshop is suitable for people who paint but are not necessarily focused on drawing, for artists who want to strengthen their drawing and composition skills, or for those who simply want to discover the joys of sketching and drawing. ​ Improve:​ proportion, line, tone, perspective, learning to look, your unique style of expression through drawing. The workshop includes demonstrations, discussions and exercises. British Artist, Ruth Buchanan is as passionate about drawing as she...
£225
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.
£450
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 29th September 2018
This practical course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to create a unique and diverse portfolio. This could be for future studies, professional development or purely for personal interest. The aim of the course is to build your confidence and vocabulary when working in the art and design studio. The topics will include: body and adornment colour and light drawing and observation idea generation and project development life drawing and experimentation photography and...