There are drawing and pastel courses for beginners and improvers on offer for those looking to get creative with drawing techniques, landscapes or life..
NEW Drawing Outdoors With Mixed Media-Intermediates
Two enjoyable mornings drawing outdoors around Stoke Lodge. A chance to experiment with mixed-media: crayon, pastel, charcoal, ink, and maybe even paint. If it rains, we will work indoors using photographs. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.
Monday & Tuesday 10.00am to 1pm Bill Guilding
2 sessions on 21 & 22 August £50/£35 D24C Stoke Lodge
NEW I Wish I Could Draw People! Figures And Faces- Beginners & Intermediates
A short course for people who want to learn to draw figures and faces-and people who would like to get better at it! Using pencil or/and charcoal, you will learn to draw figures and faces from photographs in sessions 1 and 2 and from a clothed model in the third.
A model fee of £6 to be paid in cash to the tutor at the beginning of the first session. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.
Wednesday to Friday 10am to 1pm Bill Guilding
3 sessions on 23/24/25 August £70/£45 plus Model fee D26B Stoke Lodge
NEW Drawing & Painting A Clothed Figure From Life- Intermediates & Advanced
Practise drawing or painting from a clothed female model in one continuous pose. All painting and drawing media welcome, but best to use a medium you are familiar with. Some experience of drawing figures is recommended.
A model fee of £12 to be paid in cash to the tutor at the beginning of the session.
This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.
Wednesday 10am to 4pm Bill Guilding
1 session on 30 August £50/£35 plus Model fee D24D Stoke Lodge
NEW Drawing Portraits From Life
Draw portraits from a live sitter. You may use any drawing media are used to, including pastels or water-colour if you are experienced and confident with them.
A model fee of £12 to be paid in cash to the tutor at the beginning of the first session. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.
Thursday & Friday 10am to 1pm Bill Guilding
2 sessions on 31 August & 1 September £50/£35 plus Model fee D27B Stoke Lodge
Drawing Figures With Mixed Media-Intermediates/Advanced
You will initially work from photographs to explore different media (including drawing with paint and pastel). In the last 3 sessions, you will work from a model. Some previous experience of drawing is recommended, as is a willingness to try unfamiliar methods. Model fee of £17 for the course to be paid in cash to the tutor during first session. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM and email.
Fridays 9.45am to 12.15pm Bill Guilding
5 sessions from 9 June £89/£54 D25B Stoke Lodge
Drawing Skills-Mixed Ability
Led by an experienced tutor, learners will make rapid progress and explore line, tone, measurement, texture, shading and composition. They will be taught how to ‘look’ and how to interpret what they see. Suitable for beginners and those wishing to improve. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM and WhatsApp.
Wednesdays 1pm to 3pm Roma Widger
8 sessions from 19 April £113/£68 D81C Stoke Lodge
NEW Drawing Techniques Summer School-Landscapes
The focus of this Summer School will be on Landscape-different styles of drawing; mark making for sketching; simple techniques to draw trees; colour mixing and matching for skies; composition and arial perspective for spatial depth. We will work both inside and outside. This short course is suitable for Beginners and for those with more experience. If in doubt, please contact the tutor for a chat. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.
Wednesday and Thursday 10am to 3pm Sheila Broun
2 sessions from 9 August £75/£42 D29A Stoke Lodge
Portraiture From Life
You will be drawing or painting from a different, clothed sitter each week. You may use any drawing medium you prefer including charcoal, pastels, or crayons. If you are a confident, fast painter, you may use paint (watercolour or acrylics can be used in the spirit of drawing). Model fee of £35 for the course to be paid to the tutor during first session. Some previous experience of drawing from observation is recommended. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM and Email.
Fridays 9.45am to 12.15pm Bill Guilding
6 sessions from 21 April £106/£64 D27A Stoke Lodge