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Teacher studios: drawing the figure from life

Secondary and FE and HE Teachers


Friday 1 November 2019
5.45 — 8.30pm

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Life drawing in the RA life room

Make art, network and unwind with other teachers at this informal Friday-evening teacher studio.

Designed for Secondary, FE and HE teachers, this practical workshop will explore the figure and the key aspects of drawing from life. Working from a life model, the session will focus on a variety of techniques:

● Observation skills
● Mark making, perspective and composition
● Experimenting with line, form, tone and texture
● Exploring ways of depicting the human figure
● Hints and tips to take back to the classroom

The session is led by a practising artist Lucy Ribeiro, and is suitable for Secondary, FE and HE teachers of all abilities, including professional artists, new learners and those who wish to refresh their practice.

Teacher studios are after-school sessions designed to introduce you to new ways of working and thinking about art, whilst also giving you space to learn new techniques and experiment with different mediums in a relaxed, sociable environment.

Lucy Ribeiro’s work explores memory, mark making, and repetition. She uses printing, painting and drawing to investigate hidden forms and repetition taken from everyday ephemera.She has exhibited in London, the UK and internationally. She works as an artist educator and creative producer for the Royal Academy, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Kew Gardens and the V&A. Her work can be found in private collections in the UK, Europe and Japan.

There will also be a day-long teacher workshop focusing on life-drawing, taking place on Saturday 23 November.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Friday 1 November 2019

5.45 — 8.30pm

The Clore Learning Centre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts

£30, includes refreshments and materials. Teachers only.