Drawing from the Figure
with Frances Martin
9 weeks, Fridays.
3, 10, 17, 24 May
7, 14, 21, 28 June
Morning and afternoon sessions available:
9.30 - 12 noon and 1 - 3.30pm
Course cost: £145 (with some drawing materials provided)
Over this course you will be working from models, from life for 9 sessions and with a portrait/clothed focus for 2 sessions.
The course is open to all levels of experience with tailored tutoring in a small group, some drawing materials are provided.
Midweek Portrait Afternoon
3 Weeks, Wednesday
8, 15, 22 May
12.15pm - 3.15pm
3 weeks: £50 (if spaces available, single sessions may be booked for £20)
One set pose from model (with breaks for comfort) so a chance to work for longer from the clothed figure - with a choice of focus on head/shoulder portrait, to mid torso, or the whole figure within surround if wish. The model will be well lit to provide good light/dark tonal contrast.
Welcome to try out suggested drawing materials - with some provided, or to use your own - drawing with b/w or colour media, or your own water based wet media.
We will have a break at about 1.30pm, so for anyone who eats a bit later welcome to bring something along.
Please contact Frances directly to enquire or book
telephone: 07944 205707
About Frances Martin
Frances graduated from Wolverhampton University with a BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art in 1990. After finishing her degree, Frances travelled and lived abroad for 5 years, gaining her teaching qualification (PGCE) from the University of Greenwich in 1997. She has taught art at a range of ages, levels and abilities, with a recent focus on expressive drawing from the figure.
Frances works from her Norwich studio with drawing and painting media to portray the human form in various stages of emotion. She has exhibited in group and solo shows in Norwich and London.
Introduction to Life Drawing
Tutor: Rebecca Tough
6 weeks, Wednesday afternoons, 2.30 - 4.30pm
11th September - 16th October 2019
26th February - 1st April 2020
Course Cost: £95.00 (including basic materials)
Using the human form you will develop your observational drawing, visual communication and media manipulation skills.
Through a range of media you will explore, composition, line, form, mark making, colour and tone. You will be guided in the application of proportion, perspective, weight, balance and measuring. Weekly activities will build skill and confidence and introduce you to various themes using the figure throughout 20th century art.