Mel Rose

Drawing with Mel   **Brand New Course**

Mel Kingsworthy

course code    MR012     click here for requirements list and other information

From mark-making to finished drawings, this exciting course is an introduction to all aspects of drawing with a particular focus on landscape and natural form, working with a variety of mediums onto various surfaces students will have the opportunity to explore the sensitive nature of drawing with the aim of identifying an individual visual language. Themes will include all of the formal elements woven into day long workshops which will incorporate demonstrations, exercises, tutorials, critiques and presentations. By the end of the course students will have a portfolio of work including sketchbook and finished drawings.

22 october 2018                Week1: Charcoal Landscape

19 november 2018            Week2: Pencil Still Life

10 december 2018             Week3: Ink Landscape

18 february 2019               Week4: Biro and Spectrum Still Life

25 march 2019                    Week5: Graphite and egg

15 april 2019                       Week6: Largescale & Series

13 may 2019                        Week7: Independent project day

Painting with Mel  **Brand New Course**

Mel Morning Frost Cheriton

course code MR013 click here for requirements list and other information

 Inspired by the South Down this course is for students who want to ground their practice by immersing themselves into the magnificent landscape surrounding the Granary Studio. To begin with there will beenplein air recognisance sessions where students will have the opportunity to record their surroundings by making a series small watercolour paintings capturing light and colour, through a series of tutor led exercises and demonstrations.

The artwork made at the start of the course will be used to inform paintings back in the studio, working from concept paintings made on location students will be introduced to a variety of surfaces and mediums including acrylic, oil and egg tempera. This part of the course will focus on composition, tone, rhythm and colour and will include one to one tutorials as well as group critiques.


29 october 2018           Week1: Enplein air watercolour

26 november 2018      Week2: Scaling-up watercolour to landscape (acrylic)

17 december 2018       Week3: Egg tempera icons (tutor will provide pigments)

25 february 2019         Week4: Still Life watercolour and acrylic

18 march 2019              Week5:Acrylic self portrait

29 april 2019                 Week6:Oil still life (optional)

20 may 2019                  Week7:Independent project day

Life Drawing with Mel

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Click on the course code to be taken to the information sheets with pictures, fees and requirements list

Life Drawing Saturdays (Group A)

All day themed sessions roughly once a month, from 11.00 – 16.00

 10th Feb 2018      11-4    Gestural Drawing     MR010   £45

 21st April 2018     11-4  Painting & Composition   MR010    £45

12th May 2018        11-4  TBC                                MR010     £45

16th June 2018      11-4   Monotypes                   MR010      £45

 14th July 2018      11-4   En Plein air                  MR010    £45

 29th Sept 2018      11-4  TBC                                 MR010     £45

 27th Oct 2018        11-4  TBC                                 MR010     £45 

 17th Nov 2018        11-4  TBC                                MR010    £45

 15th Dec 2018         2-7    Candlelight                 MR010   £45

 16 Feb 2019             11-4                                          MR010   £45

 16 March 2019        11-4                                          MR010    £45

 13 April 2019            11-4                                        MR010    £45 

 11 May 2019              11-4                                         MR010    £45

Life Drawing Sundays (group B)       

 20 Jan 2018  11-4     Introduction to life drawing  MR002   £45

 22 Apr 2018  11-4    Painting & Composition     MR010  £45   

 17 Jun  2018   11=4   Monotypes                             MR010   £45

 30 Sept 2018   11-4                                                     MR010  £45

 18 Nov 2018    2-7      Candlelight                           MR010   £45

 17 Feb 2019    11-4                                                      MR010   £45

 14 April 2019   11-4                                                    MR010    £45

If you can draw the human figure you can draw anything…. a full day of instruction from talented tutor Melanie Rose