Life Drawing

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Still life by Vincent Milne, life drawing tutor at HLSI

This course is for those who want to develop their drawing and painting skills by working directly from the nude figure.  Using short and long poses we will look at the use of line, tone and colour, proportion, superficial anatomy and measurement.  All levels of ability are welcome.

 
 

This course is for those who want to develop their drawing and painting skills by working directly from the nude figure. Using short and long poses we will look at the use of line, tone and colour, proportion, superficial anatomy and measurement. All levels of ability are welcome.

Tutor:                Vincent Milne

Time:                Mondays 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Dates:              Sept 19 – Nov 28 (half term Oct 24)

Jan 16 – March 27 (half term Feb 20)

                        May 8 – June 26 (half term May 29)

Venue:              Victoria Hall

Fees:                HLSI members £125 for a 10-week term

£90 for 7-week summer term

Non-members £150 for a 10-week term

£107 for 7-week summer term

Life Drawing Materials

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Please bring to each class

 

Charcoal: A mixed box of all thickness

Graphite:  1 or 2 pencils 2B, 4B &/or Graphite sticks

Chalk: white school chalk

Miscellaneous: 1xputty rubber, 1xpencil rubber, 1inch masking tape and a scalpel/craft knife

You can bring the following if you wish

Compressed charcoal

Conte (terra cottas, burnt siennas)

Chalk dry pastels

Ink/brush-pens/cartridges pens: non-waterproof ink as this is best for a wash

Water colours/water colour pencils

Miscellaneous: fixative spray (only to be used outside class as it is a health hazard)

For smudging charcoal, cotton buds,  any cotton material, tissues or chamois leather.

For smudging graphite use linseed oil

For thinning oil pastels use low-odour turps.

 Available: large A1 paper for sale at 25p a sheet (4 are usually used per class)