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Life drawing with Chris Wilkinson RA

Morning session

Short courses

● Fully booked

Saturday 13 October 2018
10.30am — 1.30pm

Priority booking for Friends opens at 10am on Wednesday 20 June 2018. Booking opens to the public at 10am on Friday 22 June 2018.

Part of our

Renzo Piano

events programme
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Life drawing with Chris Wilkinson RA

Take part in a practical life-drawing class in the RA’s historic Life Room with architect and Royal Academician Chris Wilkinson, inspired by the Renzo Piano exhibition.

“It seems to me that for centuries architects have always used drawing as part of the creative process, as a means of communicating. And I guess I’ve followed that tradition, mainly because I enjoy drawing.”
Chris Wilkinson RA, 2015

Celebrated architect Chris Wilkinson RA, founder of the WilkinsonEyre practice, leads an informal life drawing session inspired by his lifelong admiration of and commitment to drawing, with particular reference to the Renzo Piano exhibition and the relationship between the body and the building in drawing.

Listen to the podcast below, in which architect Chris Wilkinson RA and painter Humphrey Ocean RA discuss what it is to draw, and why the process is central to their work.

This morning session is available to book as an individual class or with the afternoon session, led by Humphrey Ocean RA, which will take place on the same day from 2.30pm to 5.30pm. Individual session £120, full day (both sessions) £200.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Saturday 13 October 2018

10.30am — 1.30pm

The Life Room, RA Schools, Piccadilly

£120 for one session. £200 if booked in conjunction with the Humphrey Ocean RA life drawing session. Includes all materials, light refreshments and a complimentary ticket to the Renzo Piano exhibition.

Priority booking for Friends opens at 10am on Wednesday 20 June 2018. Booking opens to the public at 10am on Friday 22 June 2018.