This 5-day Portrait Course is one of our most popular.
After a brief review of the fundamental principles of drawing and painting students turn their attention to the life model. They will learn to apply the fundamental principles to the portrait, beginning in charcoal and moving to oil paints.
Sketch Club, Monday 4.15-6.15pm – an untutored session with a life model, it provides the perfect opportunity to put your new skills to the test.
Demonstration – Live painting and drawing demonstration. An opportunity to watch tutors work from the portrait model and ask questions as the process unfolds.
ETCHING JULY WORKSHOP
This five day intensive July workshop will introduce you to the main etching techniques.
You will learn how to create a line etching by copying a well-known line example. You will be able to choose from 4 examples.
Next you will learn how to create an aquatint etching, working from a simple still-life set up to create your piece.
When: Monday 23rd – Friday 27th July, 9.30am – 4pm
Where: At the Studios in Room 104A
Materials: these will be provided (no extra cost)
*accept copper plates which can be purchased in the school shop
Join Ann Witheridge as she takes students out into the parks and open spaces of London to paint en plein air.
After a morning of sketching and a brief introduction to the exigencies of the genre, students learn the principles of direct painting and composition, helping them to capture a scene and the fleeting effects of light.
PORTRAIT SCULPTURE COURSE
This 5-day sculpture course is suited to all levels and will focus on the Portrait.
Students are instructed in the principles of building armatures and handling clay, progressing to work with the life model with a strong emphasis on gesture, anatomical precision and scale.