Figure and Portrait Studio – Online / Home Study Course
Dates: Wednesday 7 July – 1 September. Please note there is no session on 18 August
Time: 10:00-13:00 / online Zoom session
No of sessions: 8
No. of students: 10
Tutor: Mario Lautier Vella
|Senior fee (aged 65+) and concessionary fee*:||£144|
|Single 2-week brief, 2 Zoom classes plus online gallery submission||£35|
*Concessionary fees are available if you receive housing and council tax benefits, income support or jobseeker’s allowance. You will be required to provide evidence at the time of booking.
You can also pay for your course in instalments – please get in touch to discuss this further. See our terms and conditions before booking or get in touch with any questions you may have.
Take inspiration from a series of photographed poses over two weeks – work with a curated selection of images centred on a particular theme, technique, artist or photographer…
Select which photo or photos you’d like to work with over the two week project. Focus on accuracy, proportion or measuring or something more expressive and abstract. Choose to work with one image or create images that combine a number of poses, or use the session to focus on a particular part of the pose – from portraiture to particular anatomy – the choice is yours.
Receive tutor assistance during the weekly Zoom session and see how other participants are progressing.
At the end of the project, submit your work to the online gallery and enjoy seeing how other artists responded to the selection of images. You can submit one or several pieces.
Course level: the course is aimed at artists with previous drawing, painting and art-making experience. If you are a beginner, please look at our Learn to Draw course. If you are unsure of your suitability for the course, please get in touch.
Your course tutor: Mario Lautier Vella has been teaching art since starting his teaching career in 2011.
A qualified art tutor and professional artist, drawing is a major part of Mario’s own practice. His award-winning drawings have been shown in a number of exhibitions including his 2017 solo show Home Truths which featured 100 new drawings made as part of the 100 Day Project. His work can be found in collections across the UK, the Netherlands, Malta, Australia, North America and Canada. Find out more
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