Short Courses at Sunningwell School of Art
Monday 26th, Tuesday 27th March 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
MODELLING THE HEAD IN CLAY with PAM FOLEY
Step-by-step guidance on setting up and executing a portrait of convincing likeness in clay. We will cover the planes on the head, the clay and the use of tools, a discussion of various pagination techniques will take place. For reference we have a life model and a replica skull.
Cost: £154.00 (plus a small charge for clay; firing included) Maximum: 10 students.
Monday 26th March 10.00 am – 4.00pm
HOW TO USE OIL PAINTS – A COURSE ON EQUIPMENT REQUIRED AND TECHNICAL PROCEDURES OF USING OIL PAINTS with SARAH WENDEN
Art shops are full of fancy equipment for oil painting, but what do you actually need and how do you use it? A talk about materials available – types of paint, palettes, brushes, supports etc. – will be followed by a demonstration of how to use them. Students will then make a simple painting.
Cost: £70.00 Maximum: 8 students.
Monday 26th March 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
SPRING INTO COLOUR – PASTEL DRAWING WORKSHOP OF SPRING FLOWERS
with KATE HAMMERSLEY
An enjoyable day of drawing spring blooms. Beginning with an introduction on how to draw from nature. The course will show you how to use colour successfully in your composition. There will be a demonstration on the tricks and techniques of using soft pastel and you will be able to create your own large scale drawing exploring colour, composition and markmaking. You will receive feedback on your work as you create your finished piece.
Cost: £68.00 Maximum: 12 Students.
Tuesday 27th March 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
LANDSCAPE PAINTING IN WATERCOLOUR with ANTHONY WILDER
A day of watercolour painting for beginners and more experienced painters. The day will start with demonstrations of painting techniques appropriate to the level of experience of the students participating. The immediate surroundings of the school provide some excellent subjects, some easy, some more challenging. If the weather is unkind, miniature landscapes will be set up indoors.
Cost: £66.00. Maximum: 10 Students.
Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th March 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
NEIL DRURY’S TWO DAY LIFE CLASS WITH RUBY
Join us in a two-day life session with Ruby as our model. There will be an attractive setting for her and you will work with short/medium and long poses to make some strong work over the two days.
Drawing inspiration from many examples of nudes from book references, sharing tips and key methods of working. Any medium is welcome – but would best suit those with some experience of life drawing and painting.
Cost: £143.00. Maximum: 10 Students.