Information Sheet Life Drawing Saturdays      Tutor Melanie Rose

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Description: This course is designed for those who wish to improve their skills in drawing, and painting in particular. Each session will have a visiting life model. These are taught sessions for those who wish it, Melanie is an extremely experienced tutor and students receive one to one advice and guidance.

Experience level: Intermediate/Advanced

Class fees:  £45 for each session, A deposit of £20 will secure your place, with the balance to be paid when the course begins. If all eight sessions are booked then the whole course will attract a reduction of £10 and therefore the cost will be £350

Class size:  6 maximum


1st April      Abstracting the Figure 1

20 May         Painting the Figure

24 June         Figure and the Landscape

22 July          Drawing

23 Sept         Movement

21 Oct           Abstracting the Figure 2

18 Nov          Mapping the Figure

16 Dec           Candlelight

Additional information: all sessions will run from 11-4. Tea, coffee and biscuits are included and will be available throughout the day, but students should bring own lunch

Student requirements:

Materials List

• A selection of quality pencils ranging from HB – 9B
• Putty Rubber
• A variety of paintbrushes for acrylic paint and a variety of acrylic paints
• Household paintbrushes
• Water container
• White plate or palette
• Drawing Ink – (twigs, feathers, dipping pen, toothbrush)
• Drawing Pens – Black Fibre Tipped
• Biro (Black)
• Charcoal – Willow
• Charcoal – Compressed (optional)
• Fixative or Hairspray
• Cotton Wool Buds
• Masking Tape
• Board Clips (optional)
• Cartridge Paper