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Intensive Life Drawing Weekend: Shape & Structure

Sol by Jake Spicer

Duration: Two Days (Sat & Sun, 10:30am-4:30pm)

Price: £90

Book with: Jake Spicer
at Draw Brighton

10 South Lvl 5 New England House
New England Street
East Sussex

Course Start Dates

Saturday 4th July 2020

About the Course

In this energetic two-day life drawing workshop run by author and artist Jake Spicer we'll explore structural approaches to drawing the unclothed figure. Starting with observational drawing exercises we'll hone our ability to see shapes and edges in the figure through a series of shorter poses. Jake will then introduce a structural approach to constructing the figure on the page, exploring methods for identifying key landmarks on the model and translating those observations to the page. On the second day we will look at the key masses of the body and how we can use observational tools to check the proportions of our drawings over longer poses, with plenty of time allowed for individual feedback and input.

Booking is essential as we expect the session to sell out - you can either book via the link below or in person at the Draw studio. If you book via the website please bring your printed or digital receipt as proof of payment and if you book using the student rate please bring your student ID.

The session starts at 10:30am and you are welcome to arrive from 10:15am - the main doors of New England House will be locked so you'll just need to call the phone number on the door to be let in.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials are provided, so you can come to the session unequipped. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available throughout the session and there will be a lunch break half way through the day - you are welcome to either bring a pack lunch, or visit one of the many cafes near to us on London Road.

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Teenagers
  • Weekends
  • Wheelchair friendly

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