About the Course
The ten weeks will involve looking at the history of life drawing from classical to the 21st century which will give you a chance to explore your own style as an artist. The art of observation will be key to expressing your own style. Mark the tutor will demonstrate the techniques in a fun and enthusiastic way.
Suitable for the beginner and the seasoned artist.
Week One: Shaking off the cobwebs and exploring classical drawing.
Week Two: The importance of the Renaissance and the use of chalk media.
Week Three: The expressive minds of Rembrandt and Goya; expression through gesture.
Week Four: Expression with media.
Week Five: Pre-Impressionism, the expression of the human form how the pencil works
Week Six: Impressionist romance and realism using pastel and chalk.
Week Seven: The colour and psychology of the twentieth century painting.
Week Eight: The dark days; charcoal and chalk
Week Nine: New York, New York! Find your groove in drawing large.
Week Ten: The influence of the London school; painting on canvas.
You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the cotswolds right next door to New Brewery Arts. Our former 19th Century Cotswold stone brewery barrel store has been beautifully transformed into 21st century accommodation, light and well-appointed with a craftsman’s attention to detail. We offer guest accommodation for up to 43 people over two floors in 14 rooms, with a choice of single, bunk, family and double bedrooms, 12 with en-suite facilities. A ground floor disabled-friendly room is also available. The hostel provides a stylish communal dining and relaxation area, self-catering kitchen, laundry facilities and lockers for your bike. As with all our courses and workshops these are led by experienced tutors and as you will be part of a small group there is plenty of time to focus on you.
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 included
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