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Life drawing & portraiture courses

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
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...
£180
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 25th February 2019
This engaging and dynamic workshop will lead you through a range of approaches to drawing the nude figure from life. Over the two days Peter will demonstrate and guide you through his approach to creating a figure drawing with emphasis on achieving correct proportions and expressive mark making. Working from two different professional models over the 2 days (male and female), this workshop will give you plenty of one-to-one instruction from Peter, as well as...
£160
Online & Kent
This intensive weekend course is designed for those who always wanted to sculpt and it is an introduction to understand shape, volume and drawing in order to create a head in clay. From absolute beginners. Online courses in Sculpture are taught on a one to one basis in a form of live demonstrations according to the skills and knowledge that each individual wishes to achieve at the end. It’s not a pre recorded lesson as...
£340
Berkshire
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...
£40
Oxfordshire - Next course on 29th June 2019
On the 29/30th June the Drawing Circus is returning to Towersey and it’s going to even better than last year! (NB - Earlybird tickets are available on the Phoenix Studio website, numbers are limited, first come first served) We are delighted to announce that the Drawing Circus will be returning to Towersey! The troupe of Brighton-based artists, models, art tutors, musicians and performers will be putting on another wonderfully spectacular and innovative event that is...
£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.
£25
West Sussex - Next course on 2nd February 2019
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...
£195
Oxfordshire - Next course on 4th April 2019
Two day pet portrait course. 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.
£240
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 11th March 2019
This 3 day course is an in depth and intensive exploration into the genre of drawing, for those artists looking to extend their knowledge and practice into the professional realm. Under the expert guidance of professional artist and tutor, Bex Gouverneur, you will work through set tasks and structured exercises as well as having time to work on your own ideas and pursue your own creative development journey. Across the 3 days, you will explore...
£1425
Devon
This 2 day course covers a number of areas that will give you the skills needed to start up a casting business, or to simply cast all your friends and family. No prior knowledge is needed as this course is aimed at complete novices. Course content: Covering all the materials Baby Castings (models provided) Framing the Castings Couples Clasped Hands Castings Family Linked Armed Castings Restorations and Repairs Sealing Process Painted Effects This is an...