One Day Life Painting pose with James Meiklejohn



This course is aimed at those wishing to paint the figure in oil paint primarily but other mediums possible too
This is a structured course that will take students through the traditional monochrome underpainting approach to painting the figure or portrait
1 Working out a composition, all or part of the figure, drawing this out to transfer to canvas or board
2 painting the figure in tones of one neutral colour; the underpainting, understanding the general pitch and range of the tones in the painting
3 colour analysis, understanding range of colours in the composition; how strong colours around the model may affect skin colour
4 Introducing colour into the underpainting, going for the finished painting
5 finishing touches, intuitive ideas to finish painting

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Easels available


James at Guggleton Farm Arts CIC


DT10 2RQ

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users


6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)



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