December Portrait Course

Working exclusively from life and beginning in charcoal, students will be introduced to the basic principles of rendering a portrait.  They will grow acquainted with proportional guidelines and learn to use the ‘essential darks’ as the way to create structure and form.  They will be taught the importance of the value of scale for creating depth before progressing onto oil and colour.  Students will complete at least one charcoal and one oil portrait.  A demonstration will also be given.

Clemmie Portrait

Date: Monday 8 – Friday 12 December

Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Place: 101 Lavender Hill Studios

Cost: £385

Materials sold on site at Lavender Hill Colours art store.

 

To book and for more information please contact: info@lavenderhillstudios.com

 

London Portrait Courses at Lavender Hill Studios

Portrait Painting Courses at Lavender Hill Studios

Working exclusively from life and beginning in charcoal, students will be introduced to the basic principles and the preliminary stages of rendering a portrait. Introducing proportional guidelines and using the ‘essential darks’ as the way to create structure and form, students will focus on mastering these basics. They will be taught the importance of the value scale for creating depth before progressing onto oil and colour. Students will complete at least one charcoal and one oil portrait. A demonstration will also be given.

Nick Bashall's Portrait Course Demonstration

Nick Bashall’s Portrait Course Demonstration

Saturday Morning Foundation Class

The Autumn Term:  23rd September – 7th December 2013 (Half-Term 28th-1st October)

Courses, Events… & a little more

Saturday Morning Foundation Class

Tutored

This foundation class follows the same structure as our foundation course throughout the year. It is a ten-week course, looking in detail at proportion, line & volume, chiarocsuro with charcoal, and colour with oil painting. The instruction is intensive with demonstrations key to the learning process.

£350 for the term

10-1pm Saturdays  

Saturday Morning Foundation Course

Saturday Morning Foundation Course

 

Atelier Art: Full-Time Course

Salford Artists’ Workshops (SAW) in Greater Manchester welcomes Lavender Hill Studios’ Jon Leyer

We are excited to announce that Jon of Lavender Hill Studios will be coming to Salford Artists’ Workshops (SAW) in Greater Manchester to run a full weekend, life drawing workshop.

SAW is an artists’ community that facilitates workshops to focus on specific practical skills. It was founded in 2011 and takes much of its inspiration from the atelier tradition.

Encajar at Salford Artists' Workshops (SAW) in Greater Manchester

Encajar at Salford Artists’ Workshops (SAW) in Greater Manchester

The workshop will be split into two parts:

1. Saturday and Sunday:  Students will draw from a life model and receive tuition in classical/traditional drawing using the ‘Encajar’ (‘envelope’) methodology.

2. Friday evening: Introduction to gesture drawing. Learn how to get the essentials of the subject on paper in a short session. This is a bonus class and optional for those attending the Encajar workshop.

For dates, prices and to book visit www.saw.ac

Go Figure! 3 Day Figure Short Course

Go figure…..!

February 18th-20th   9.30-3.30   £225 for 3 Days

            A 3-day figure course in the grammar of drawing and painting the model from life

Timetable:

Monday:

Morning – proportion and line (charcoal)

Afternoon – gesture drawing  (charcoal)

 Tuesday:

       Morning – figure drawing -chiaroscuro (charcoal)

       Afternoon – figure in grisaille (oil paint)

 Wednesday:

Morning – figure painting, limited palette (oil paint)

Afternoon – figure painting, extended palette

(oil paint)

 Basic materials (charcoal, paper, canvases) will be included in the fees but do bring any paints and brushes you already have. We have a fully stocked shop for art materials and can fill any gaps as we go…

 Cost £225

Go Figure! 3 Day Short Course

Go Figure! 3 Day Short Course

Please contact Daisy for further information/booking the course tel:0207 2232360 email: info@lavenderhillstudios.com

Gesture & Anatomy Course

Gesture & Anatomy

Tutor – Jon

Monday evening will focus on dynamic gesture and anatomical structures. The core of the class will be short drawings from a model supplemented by an optional take home project.

Through a variety of models, themes and poses, students will develop an instinctive understanding of the human form and the mechanics of movement.

Mondays January 7th-March 18th, 4.30-6.15pm

£75 – Full Time LHS Students/ £100 Part-Time LHS Students/  £150 – Outside Students

Gesture & Anatomy Class

Gesture & Anatomy Class