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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.

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...
Staffordshire - Next course on 29th June 2019
This workshop is perfect for beginner and amateur artists looking to gain skills in observational drawing whilst sketching and painting a live owl. Kara the Eagle owl and Pip the Barn owl will be our models for the day. Students will be shown a variety of drawing and watercolour painting techniques whilst learning all about these beautiful birds set in the lovely countryside. On this course Chloe will share her painting secrets and tips with...
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...
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...
Drink & Draw at Purbeck Artisan Yard, Wareham. Fully tutored sketching and drawing sessions. Each Session concentrates on a different subject and technique in either Graphite, Ink, charcoal or pastel. Still life’s and photo referenced exercises.
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 19th September 2019
Each session will consist of a number of short, five to ten minute poses, usually followed by a series of a longer 20 to 45 minutes poses, with a very short discussion and demonstration of that week's topic after the short poses. I am very aware however there are some people who will not want to follow this plan and that is perfectly OK with me and I shall attempt to deal with everyone as...
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 6th July 2019
A wonderful life drawing class, suitable for all abilities that runs on the first Saturday of every month with highly experienced tutor Ann Biggs. You will be working with a live model, both tutors will help you develop your drawing skills. If you are a complete beginner, or more experienced this is such a great opportunity for you to draw from life. Life drawing class is suitable for ages 16+ This 3 hour course runs...
West Sussex - Next course on 5th October 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...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
Join Lincolnshire artist Jane West for a life drawing day in the stunning surroundings of the The North Sea Observatory, Chapel Point. This large creative space is full of natural light with views directly over the beach. Wonderfully inspirational! Jane is happy to offer guidance if required but you are more than welcome to come along and just make the most of this fabulous professional model. Please note that the poses plan to be dynamic...
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...

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