The Life Room

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Programme Overview

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Course dates
23 - 27 July 2018

Discounted Fees
If you are a senior citizen in receipt of a state pension, unemployed or a full time FE or HE student, a discounted fee of 10% of the Course Fee is applicable. You will be required to email a scanned copy of your evidence to within 5 days of booking.

To benefit from the Discounted Fee, enter the code: Discount_Fee in the ‘Promotion Code’ box

Summer School Discount

If you book more than one Summer School course at the full rate for the same adult, you will be eligible for a discount of £20 per course booked. To apply this discount, enter the code: SS_Multi in the ‘Promotion Code’ box.

Paddy Dorian




Programme Overview

The course will explore the practice of both life drawing and painting by working directly from the nude model. The course will allow the student to learn about measurement, analysis, appropriate materials and techniques to render a pose. Students will also develop an understanding of form, proportion, structure and composition. By the end of the course the student will be comfortable in a life room and be able to realise a pose using appropriate techniques and media. Previous experience of drawing from the nude is not required as the course will be differentiated to the needs of the individual student.

The course will be structured with the morning session having a theme and the afternoon session using what has been learned that morning and over previous days. The course will also consider the practice of life work from painters both past and present, using their work as inspiration for students.

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