Weekend Life Class
February 4- 6th (Sat-Mon)
Weekend Life Class. This is the first of the year. This is an opportunity to work from the model for 3 days. Saturday is an exploratory day drawing from shorter poses that last from 2 minutes to 1 hour. Then longer poses are chosen for Sunday and Monday so painting can take place . This offers up to 5 hours on a painting or time to spend developing a number of drawings and studies. With 7 to the class instruction will be mostly on a one-to-one basis and tailored to individual needs and experience.. Some of those attending will have been before so it is a matter of developing their work to a further stage.
LEVELS The course is suitable for intermediates and advanced. Some experience with life drawing and painting is therefore essential.However,
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The studio is purpose built and very spacious. The lighting is excellent due to a large expanse of roof lights. In terms of equipment studio easels and workstations are provided. Go to this link to see the studio and house.
Niel Bally Drawing
Materials: Without being over prescriptive this is an opportunity to work on a larger scale.If you do not have your own paints there is a communal supply of oil paints which can be used at a small fee of £6 per day per person. Then there are large sheets of paper, ready primed canvases, surfaces and sets of brushes for sale. When booking it is best to confer with us about materials and what to bring.
FEES and LUNCH
We have decided not to increase the fees this year regardless of inflation projections of 10% – 15%. Instead we are going to make savings.
For the past few years we have outsourced our main courses to a caterer and then Sue has prepared vegetables. salads, fruit and bread etc. Outsourcing comes at a considerable cost. We do not want to cancel lunch, as it provides a very welcomed break and is a sociable and relaxing time ,which takes place within home comforts away from the working studio.
We will now very wholesome vegetarian soups different on all days. Then bread or baked potatoes plus salad and fruit. If you would like to add cheese or your own savoury dishes to this, then please bring them along and we can them warm them up for you in the oven or microwave. The table will be laid out pleasantly as usual
Refreshments. Coffee ,teas and biscuits will still be freely available through out the day.