Inspired by: Schiele – the course is now full
Dates: Monday 17 December + Tuesday 18 December
Venue: The Fine Art Room – Northfields (see below for venue info)
No of sessions: 2
No. of students: 10
Tutor: Mario Lautier Vella
Instalment payments are available – 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.
The course is now full– get in touch using the form below and we’ll add you to the waiting list. We’ll email you if any spaces become available. Please note it is first come, first served for any available spaces.
Enjoy a workshop comprising 2 full days in the studio – explore the techniques and ideas of masterful draughtsman and painter Egon Schiele and his particular approach to drawing the body.
Working with nude models, discover how line, mark-making, point of view, proportion, colour and more shaped his work then experiment with the techniques further to make them your own.
Coinciding with the blockbuster Klimt / Schiele exhibition at the Royal Academy which opens in November, this year marks the centenary of Schiele’s death at the age of 28.
Talented from childhood, Schiele later adapted his taught academic style into a more radical portrayal of the human body. Learn how Schiele achieved his unique take on the nude and who and what influenced his work.
Working with both male and female models (nude and clothed poses), we will consider specific factors in Schiele’s approach through a series of short drawing and painting exercises. There will also be time to develop the work further.
Course level: intermediate / advanced – some drawing and painting experience essential. Some life drawing experience useful but not essential. Get in touch if you’re not sure of your level / suitability. A visit to the Klimt / Schiele exhibition before the course is advisable – join us at our social event on Thursday 29 November or visit in your free time.
Venue: The Fine Art Room – Northfields
Your studio sessions take place at Northfields Community Centre.
Northfields Community Centre is located at 71A Northcroft Rd, London, W13 9SS.
The centre is approximately 5 minutes walk from Northfields Tube station (Piccadilly Line). Local bus routes: E2 or E3. There are a few parking spaces available at the centre but these cannot be reserved / guaranteed. Parking restrictions are in place close to the Centre but free parking is available in streets a short distance away. See map
Course materials: basic materials provided. An additional materials list will be sent to you upon booking.
Your course tutor: Mario Lautier Vella is a qualified teacher and professional artist. The founder and director of The Fine Art Room, Mario has enjoyed teaching for a nearly a decade, working with adults at a number of venues and events including City Lit, The Affordable Art Fair and Watford Museum.
He continues to run popular weekly art sessions in Ealing, across London and abroad, helping artists of all levels develop their thinking and skills further. His work can be found in collections across the UK, Malta, North America, Canada and Australia.
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