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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.
ColourWheel art classes for adults - Maidenhead
Gold AWARD
(12)
ColourWheel art classes for adults - Maidenhead
Berkshire - Next course on 10th September 2019
£350
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 skills for the course. We then work with charcoal, coloured inks, pastels both soft and...
Charcoal portraiture with Peter Keegan
Platinum AWARD
(1)
Charcoal portraiture with Peter Keegan
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£180
This brand new course for 2019 will show you the best practices and approaches for creating a head-and-shoulders portrait in charcoal. You will be shown and guided through two different approaches to creating a portrait in charcoal and chalk on paper. The first approach will be structured with a focus on proportions and likeness, whilst the second will be more expressive with a focus on gesture and character. You will be working from photographs. You are welcome to bring your own images to work from or there will be a...
Colour theory day course
Colour theory day course
Berkshire - Next course on 16th February 2020
£85
Colour theory workshop In a relaxing atmosphere, this therapeutic experience will teach you how to mix and use colour in your artwork. Suitable for all abilities. This is a practical course using two different paints. The intention is to come away with reference charts to help you remember various processes so that you can then expand within your own practice. The day will include the making of a theory chart with Gouache, understanding how important complimentary colours are to make colours sing together or create subtle soft shades. We will...
Creative venue available in Norfolk
Bronze AWARD
Creative venue available in Norfolk
Norfolk
£120
We are offering our home and gardens as a creative venue for wood carving (particularly spoon and bowl carving), life drawing and portraiture workshops. Our home, originally Fersfield village hall and primary school, has a large private back garden and off-road parking for up to three cars. Already used as a studio and venue for spoon carving workshops, the setting is on the edge of Fersfield, a sleepy village on the Norfolk-Suffolk border easily accessible from the A1066 Diss - Thetford road. The gardens contain mature trees and several out-buildings...
The portrait mask in clay at Studio 27B
The portrait mask in clay at Studio 27B
Kent
£150
Both beginners and more experienced students will enjoy this opportunity to really focus on the structure, features and expressive potential of the face to make a portrait mask in clay from a clothed sitter. We will be working life-size, starting from a ‘press mould’ of the underlying bony structure and with reference to drawings of the musculature of the face. This quick but revealing method is designed to inform and enhance direct observation – to create a convincing portrait mask over the course of a weekend.
ColourWheel art classes for adults - Windsor
Gold AWARD
(25)
ColourWheel art classes for adults - Windsor
Berkshire - Next course on 12th September 2019
£350
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 for the course. We then work with charcoal, coloured inks, pastels both soft and oil,...
The Drawing Circus comes to Towersey
Platinum AWARD
(13)
The Drawing Circus comes to Towersey
Oxfordshire
£40
The Drawing Circus is returning to Towersey and it’s going to even better than last year! 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 not to be missed! There will be myth themed costumes, Alice in Wonderland outfits and lots more! We will be hosting at least 8 fabulous life models for you to capture on paper on canvas who will...
Life drawing 1 day workshop Worthing West Sussex
Silver AWARD
(5)
Life drawing 1 day workshop Worthing West Sussex
West Sussex - Next course on 5th October 2019
£25
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 you to discuss your own ideas and poses, which could contain longer poses for painting...
Tuesday evening life drawing classes with Jo Harris: beginners & intermediate level (a 10 week course), at the Henley School of Art
Gold AWARD
(10)
Tuesday evening life drawing classes with Jo Harris: beginners & intermediate level (a 10 week course), at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 24th September 2019
£225
Autumn Term - a 10 week course ​ Please note there will be no class during half-term (please see our website for a full list of the dates on which this course runs). 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...
Pet Portraits in Pastel
Gold AWARD
(3)
Pet Portraits in Pastel
Cambridgeshire
£35
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 in Art & Design (first class) and is an experienced and popular teacher.

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