Life and Portraiture

Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays

10 am – 1 pm or 2pm - 5pm. 

Life and Portrait drawing/painting sessions are now untutored. Cost is £15 for a one session.These need to be booked in advance. 


These sessions are suitable for those with experience of drawing or painting and who wish to draw and paint from the Life model. Short and long poses are provided. Students can concentrate on either portraiture or the whole figure as they prefer.


For tuition in Life and Portraiture various workshops are available. Please see the workshops page for details and dates. 


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 if they 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. Short and long poses will be provided.