For centuries - as far back as Leonardo and Michelangelo - life drawing has been the traditional method for training artists. If you want to sharpen up your drawing and observation skills by drawing directly from a life model either as an experienced artist who wants to maintain your drawing skill, or a beginner who wants to improve, this course should suit you. You will improve your understanding of proportion, measurement, shape and tone and your mark-making ability, you will experiment with different materials and you will be able to assemble a portfolio of work. All of this is available to you in our convivial group of artists under the watchful eye of our experienced tutor. We can't guarantee to turn you into a Michelangelo but we can at least point you in the right direction.
The aim of the course is to equip you with the confidence and knowledge to improve your observational and drawing skills.
On completion, you should be able to:
The following topics will be covered during the course:
Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor. There are no final qualifications associated with this course.