Life drawing: a contemporary approach
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Location: Keeley Street
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- Course Code: VH757
- Dates: 16/06/24 - 30/06/24
- Time: 10:00 - 16:00
- Taught: Sun, Daytime
- Duration: 3 sessions (over 3 weeks)
- Location: Keeley Street
- Tutor: Annie Attridge
Course Code: VH757
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Duration: 3 sessions (over 3 weeks)
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What is the course about?
The course will explore a variety of contemporary, experimental drawing approaches and processes with a range of materials to expand and sharpen your personal visual vocabulary. You'll be encouraged to embrace self-expression and the Imagination, with session content contextualised by looking at the work of exciting contemporary artists.
What will we cover?
The course will explore a variety of approaches to the life model
Mark-making to convey atmosphere
Dynamic drawing techniques
Quick sketching of figure in movement
Mixed-media materials and techniques eg clayslip, wire-drawing etc
How to explore the notion of 'making mistakes' and 'letting go of control'.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Use a variety of mark-making techniques
Use a range of mixed-media processes
Make a personal response to the life model
Make use of strategies employed by a variety of contemporary artists.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is suitable for all levels but some previous drawing experience would be an advantage.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Practical tasks, demonstration, 1:1 support and group discussion.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
All materials are provided.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Life dfrawing: an experimental approach, Life Drawing: an extended study, Life drawing and mindfulness.