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. It will run for 7 weeks on Friday daytimes, from 11-4

15 February 2019               Week1: Charcoal Landscape

22 February 2019               Week2: Pencil Still Life

1 March 2019                       Week3: Ink Landscape

8 March                                 Week4: Biro and Spectrum Still Life

15 March 2019                      Week5: Graphite and egg

22 March 2019                      Week6: Largescale & Series

29 March 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. This class will be delivered as two 3-all-day sessions running from 11-4 .


28 June 2019           Day1: Enplein air watercolour

29 June 2019           Day2: Scaling-up watercolour to landscape (acrylic)

30 June 2019           Day3: Egg tempera icons (tutor will provide pigments)

12 July  2019            Day4: Still Life watercolour and acrylic

13 July 2019             Day5:Acrylic self portrait

14 July 2019             Day6:Independent project day


Life Drawing with Mel

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Life Drawing Saturdays (Group A)

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

15 September 2018  11-4  TBC  MR010  £45

27 October 2018      11-4   TBC     MR010   £45

17 November 2018  11-4   TBC    MR010    £45

15 December 2018    2-7 Candlelight   MR010     £45

16 February 2019      11-4 Charcoal      MR010      £45

 16 March 2019           11-4   Abstracting The Figure   MR010    £45

 13 April 2019             11-4  Drawn to Paint    MR010     £45

  11 May 2019              11-4 Composition & Tone MR010

Life Drawing Sundays (Group B) for less experienced students

All Day  themed sessions from 11.00-16.00

 17 February 2019  11-4  Charcoal  MR002   £45

 14 April 2019          11-4   Painting & Composition     MR010  £45    

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