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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...
£225
Oxfordshire - Next course on 25th April 2019
SUMMER TERM - A 10 Week Course ​ Term starts Thursday 25th April 2019 (Half Term: Thursday 30th May 2019) Last day of term: Thursday 4th July 2019 (please note, this date might be affected by the Henley Regatta) 2pm - 4.15pm ​ These 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....
£153
Oxfordshire - Next course on 25th April 2019
This is a weekly session starting: 25th April 2019 (Half Term: Thursday 30th May 2019) Last day of term: Thursday 4th July 2019 (NB this date may be affected by the Henley Regatta) This is a 10 week term 7.00pm - 9.15pm ​ Subscriptions for the 10 week term are: £153 (a saving of £17) ​ Subscription places sell out very quickly, as there are only 7 available, please book early to avoid dissapointment ​...
£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! 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! So...
£195
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th November 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.
£25
West Sussex - Next course on 1st June 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...
£12
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 24th April 2019
Our Life Drawing and Portraiture Night evening classes can be bought on an ad-hoc basis, by turning up at The Studio and paying £12 before the session starts. Both classes run once a month and are untutored, giving everyone a chance to paint or draw from a live model. All abilities are welcomed in these relaxed and friendly classes. Our Life Drawing class gives you the chance to work from a professional live model, offering...
£160
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 27th July 2019
This two day course, working from live models, will be led by Rob Wareing who has had a portrait painting career spanning more than 40 years. On both days, Rob will begin with a demonstration. The emphasis throughout, will be to teach you how to work directly from the model and achieve that all important likeness. You will learn the all important key measurements which exist in anatomy and facial structure, how to look for...
£35
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. Gaynor has a Surrey Diploma...