Friends and Academicians’ Room Members life drawing: finding the balance
Enjoy an exclusive life drawing session for Friends and Academicians’ Room members in the historic Sir Hugh Casson Room, concentrating on the expression of balance in art.
A figure must look rooted and balanced if it is to have a convincing sense of weight and mass. Using a series of short and sustained poses, participants will explore methods and techniques to express a feeling of ‘contrapposto’. This session will focus on how to determine and represent the standing figure’s line and centre of balance.
Whether you are a regular participant, would like to hone your skills or try life drawing for the first time, these three-hour regular and immersive sessions, taught by expert teacher and practising artist Mick Kirkbride, are a wonderful way to experience life drawing in a supportive and friendly environment.
This event is open to Friends of the RA, RA250 Friends and RA250 Supporters, and members of the Academicians’ Room only.
● Fully booked
Tuesday 12 November 2019
6.15 — 9.15pm
The Sir Hugh Casson Room for Friends, The Keeper's House, Royal Academy of Arts
£50. Includes a drinks reception and all practical materials. Friends and Academicians’ Room members only.
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