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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
£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...
Life drawing workshop with Peter Keegan
Platinum AWARD
(2)
Life drawing workshop with Peter Keegan
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 19th October 2019
£180
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 informal group critiques and discussions helping to further your knowledge and enjoyment of life-drawing. During...
Advanced domestic animals in charcoal with Bex Gouverneur
Platinum AWARD
(1)
Advanced domestic animals in charcoal with Bex Gouverneur
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 16th September 2019
£270
A 3 day course covering advanced techniques for drawing domestic animals in charcoal including taking reference photographs, combining and altering images, tackling white fur and adding backgrounds. For those who have previously attended Bex’s Domestic Animals in Charcoal workshop or have previous experience of her charcoal techniques, this course seeks to embed and extend these practices as well as introducing some essential photography skills in order to help you obtain the best quality reference images of your subject. Day one will begin with a recap and refresher of the basic...
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 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 selection of...
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...
Life drawing & painting at Stonehouse Studios
Bronze AWARD
Life drawing & painting at Stonehouse Studios
Staffordshire - Next course on 17th September 2019
£280
Beautiful countryside setting for this course suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced. Relaxed studio on rural farmhouse run by experienced teacher and artist, Karen Bird. Life drawing is valuable for improving your understanding of the human form, your powers of observation and thereby to advance your drawing abilities. You will be encouraged to work big and bold in a variety of different media of your choice.
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
£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...

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