Life and Portraiture

Wednesdays 10 am – 1 pm


This course is suitable for those with experience of drawing or painting and who wish to draw and paint from the clothed model. Beginners can be accommodated. Poses will be over 2 or 3 weeks. Students can concentrate on either portraiture or the whole figure as they prefer.

 

Classical tuition will be given in the various types of measuring, such as relational measuring, comparative measuring and sight size. Use of space, line, tone and use ofcolour will also be covered. Emphasis will be on drawing to start, then use of colour and various painting mediums will be covered.

 

Experienced students may work in paint from the start ifthey wish. Students to work in the medium of their choice. The emphasis is on one-to-one tuition to give guidance throughout a piece of work. Technical advice will also be given when needed.

 

Demonstrations of different techniques will be given when appropriate. Poses will usually be over 2 or 3 weeks to allow time to develop your work.