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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
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...
£90
Oxfordshire - Next course on 18th March 2019
Introduction to Drawing Animals - with Cate Wetherall - 18th March 2019 Join me on this confidence giving one day workshop and start to really enjoy the drawing process! Perfect for beginners or for anyone wishing to refresh their drawing skills. Workshop outline: Bring along a few photographs of your favourite animals or birds. Establishing 'back to basics' techniques. Using shapes. Individual characteristics that make each species unique. Tones and Values. A little bit about...
£160
Oxfordshire - Next course on 25th October 2018
In this exciting two day, informative workshop I will show you how to paint portraits in watercolour, full of colour with an impressionistic feel. I will share how to portray feelings and emotions in your work making it unique. There will be a mixture of ongoing demonstrations and one-to-one attention, enabling everyone to work to the best of their own ability. You will be encouraged to develop your own style, to learn how to paint...
£160
Oxfordshire - Next course on 7th February 2019
Come along to my two day workshop creating portraits of children in pastel. Bring your own images, ideally more than one so we can choose the best, although I will have some for inspiration if you have nothing of your own. To begin with I'll talk a little bit about what I do, my materials, different types of pastel and the paper I prefer and why. I'll show some of my work and discuss what...
£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...
£12
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 17th October 2018
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. Please see our website for the latest information. 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,...
£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...
£160
Oxfordshire - Next course on 4th April 2019
Bring your own photograph to work from on this beginners pastel workshop, tips, techniques and advice. 4th & 5th April 2019 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...