Drawing Figures With Mixed Media-Intermediates/Advanced

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Course code: B26D

Explore drawing figures in mixed media from photographs and from a model. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM and email.

When and where

Dates

From 04 Mar 2022 to 08 Apr 2022
Fri 09:45-12:15

6 weeks

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04 Mar 2022

09:45 to 12:15

11 Mar 2022

09:45 to 12:15

18 Mar 2022

09:45 to 12:15

25 Mar 2022

09:45 to 12:15

01 Apr 2022

09:45 to 12:15

08 Apr 2022

09:45 to 12:15


with Bill Guilding

Cost

Fees and concessions

The total charge is £106.00. The tuition fee for this course is £106.00

Description

<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">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,&nbsp;<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 12pt;">as
is a&nbsp;</span>willingness
to try unfamiliar methods</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">.</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;"> </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Model fee of £16 for the course to be paid in cash to the tutor during
first session.</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">&nbsp;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:
12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:9.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:
Calibri;mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB;mso-bidi-language:
AR-SA">This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if
necessary using ZOOM and email.</span></b></p>

What can students expect?

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:9.0pt;font-family:
&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;mso-ansi-language:EN-US;
mso-fareast-language:EN-GB;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA"><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">In the first 3 sessions, u<span style="color:black">sing photographs
supplied by the tutor, you will develop skill in drawing figures: their shape
and proportions, light and shade. Y</span>ou will also explore various
mark-making methods using charcoal, graphite, pen, biro, pastels, crayons, and
paint (watercolour or acrylic).&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12pt;">You will create several
drawings in each lesson – any prolonged work can be done at home if you wish. Many
of the photos will be of people in action, more of them clothed than nude.
After exploring all the various materials and methods, you will work from a model in the last 3 sessions.&nbsp;</span></p></span><p><b style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">This course will be delivered at Stoke
Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM and email.</b><br></p>

Late starters allowed?

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;
mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">Yes, but this is a short course, so it is best to join by week 2.</span>

Previous experience required?

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;
mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">Some
experience of drawing is required. <span style="font-weight: bold;">Not suitable for beginners.</span></span>

What is the progression route?

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;
mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">To
other drawing and painting courses, especially Life Drawing.</span><br>

Are there any extra costs?

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;
mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">Yes, £16 model fee to be paid in cash to the tutor at the first session. This fee&nbsp;</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;
mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">covers
3 weeks.</span>

Work set between sessions?

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;
mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">Usually
not but it might occasionally be suggested, though not compulsory.</span><br>

<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></b></p>

What should students bring?

<p>To the first session, please bring:</p><ul style="margin-top:0cm" type="disc">
<ul style="margin-top:0cm" type="disc">
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Pencil <o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Eraser<o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Charcoal (i.e. sticks of willow
charcoal, not charcoal pencils). Geometric blocks of processed charcoal
are ok but less forgiving/erasable<o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Black biro/ball-point pen, or a
fine gel-pen or felt-pen<o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">6 sheets of A3 or A2 white paper<o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">£16 cash model fee&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></li>
</ul>
</ul>

<b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;mso-ansi-language:
EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">If the course moves
online - a computer or tablet with a webcam and stable internet connection and
the ability to use ZOOM and email with minimal support from the
tutor.</span></b>

Teaching method/style?

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:
11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;
mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">Through
practice with guidance. There will also be short demonstrations and plenty of
help from the tutor. This is a practical/hands-on course, with some flexibility
around set tasks – guided not prescribed.</span>

Equipment Required

<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">In addition to the 1st session items
above, for the rest of the course it would be good to have&nbsp;<b>some</b>&nbsp;of the following as well:<u1:p></u1:p></span><span style="font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36pt;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;</span></p><ul style="margin-top: 0cm;" type="disc">
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">A
pointed paint brush (c.3mm diameter)<u1:p></u1:p></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">A
broad-ended paint brush (c.15mm wide)<u1:p></u1:p></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">Some
watercolour or acrylic paint:&nbsp; i.e white, brown and blue<u1:p></u1:p></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">A
few coloured pastels<u1:p></u1:p></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">A
few coloured pencils/crayons<u1:p></u1:p></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">Optional-
a few fine-tipped felt pens. Children’s water-soluble felt pens are fun to
use with water and a brush<u1:p></u1:p></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">A
fat/chunky graphite stick, 2B (darker softer ones are difficult to erase)<u1:p></u1:p></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">An
A3 sketch pad<u1:p></u1:p></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">A2
paper if you like to work that size</span><u1:p></u1:p><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">Some
coloured<i>&nbsp;</i>(sugar or pastel) paper<u1:p></u1:p></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li>
</ul><p class="MsoNormal">





<b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">If the course moves online - a computer or
tablet with a webcam and stable internet connection and the ability to use ZOOM
and email with minimal support from the tutor.</span></b><br></p>