Life Drawing for 16 to 18 Year Olds

This is a dynamic course for young students considering further study in art or design. It is a great opportunity for you to hone your visual skills and develop new confidence in your drawing  abilities. Life drawing is centered around drawing the naked human form and the models may be male or female...

Taught by: Claire Robertson.

Description

This is a dynamic course for young students considering further study in art or design. It is a great opportunity for you to hone your visual skills and develop new confidence in your drawing  abilities. Life drawing is centered around drawing the naked human form and the models may be male or female. You should come prepared to think differently about how you see and to leave with some great work for your portfolio.

Topics covered

We will explore a variety of exercises covering:

  • observation skills
  • working from a live model in charcoal
  • using mark-making, perspective and composition
  • experimenting with line, form, tone and texture
  • exploring ways of seeing and depicting the human figure

Entry requirements: You must be between 16 and 18 years old.

Who should take this course?

This course is suitable for:

  • beginners wishing to develop their drawing skills
  • students considering applying for further study
  • those wishing to strengthen their fine art portfolio

Level: Beginners

Tutor information

Claire Robertson teaches in the School of Fashion and School of Fine Art at CSM. Drawing and painting are an integral part of her current practice; since graduating from CSM in 2003 she has studied at The Royal College of Art, The Prince's Drawing School and more recently The New English. Her backstage photography work has been published in a variety of books and style magazines, the most recent being Alexander McQueen The Legend and The Legacy (2012).

Materials

We will be working in willow charcoal on paper.These will be supplied. Bring charcoal fixative if you would like to seal your drawings before wrapping them up. A cheap hairspray works as well.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
24/07/2017 - 28/07/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Richbell Place - WC1N Add to Basket
07/08/2017 - 11/08/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
21/08/2017 - 25/08/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket