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Life drawing at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District

Life Drawing at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District
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Working directly from a life model, this a great opportunity for people of all abilities to develop your drawing skills and dispel some of the fear from this valued traditional discipline.

Join expert artist, Catherine MacDiarmid, who will introduce you to Life Drawing through a series of enjoyable exercises that cover a variety of mark making and observational skills, including measuring for accuracy. Both traditional and modern drawing techniques and interpretations will be covered.

Catherine MacDiarmid is a local artist who has exhibited widely, including exhibiting in the BP Portrait award for young artists in 2001/2. She is an elected member of The
Lakes Artists Society and appeared in Sky Portrait Artists of the Year 2014, 2018 and 2019. Last year she had a major retrospective of her work at the Brewery Arts Centre. As well as completing private portrait commissions her work is collected internationally.
Catherine works from her home-based studio in Kendal. Her artwork focuses on the human form, exploring expression and movement in both drawing & painting.
This workshop is at Cowshed Creative, based in a converted Cumbrian barn on a traditional Lakeland Farm. The art studio is a stunning open plan space with plenty of room to wander outside and take inspiration from the amazing Lakeland landscape and environment of the peaceful Kentmere valley. Make it a special break and stay on the farm. We have luxury en-suite camping pods on site, dependant on availability.

All our tutors are carefully selected professionals and experts with extensive teaching experience. Whilst this is a relatively new venture, George, who has set up Cowshed Creative, has many years of experience programming and running creative courses at the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal and for Cumbria Adult Education.

For details on how to book as well as info on this and other courses, take a look at our website (purple button top right).

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

£86 fee includes some great tuition, a life model for the day, a stunning venue and a tasty 2 course lunch with home baked bread, cake and refreshments throughout the day. We like to finish the day with a cup of tea and slice of cake. Eat outside or enjoy lunch by the wood burner.

There is no additional material fee but students are expected to bring their own art materials. A list will be provided.

For details on how to book as well as info on this and other courses, take a look at our website (purple button top right).

Contact

George Grange at Cowshed Creative (Kentmere Farm Pods and Creative Courses)
Browfoot Farm, Brow Foot Lane
Staveley
Kendal
Cumbria
LA89JQ
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  • Accommodation offered
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • UK Holiday

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