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The Life Room, RA Schools, Piccadilly
Abstract artist Emyr Williams leads a course exploring visual creativity: using sculpture to unlock invention; exploring experimental drawing techniques; using collage to explore scale; and making paint work harder to maximise colour expressiveness.
£420. Includes all materials and a drinks reception at the end of the final session.
The Life Room, Royal Academy Schools
The tradition of landscape painting will be the inspiration for creating unique and colourful artworks using mixed media – including paint, collage and photo montage – led by practising artist Grace Adam.
£420. Includes all materials, lunch, and wine reception.
Learn the essentials of drawing the human form, working from both male and female life models, while also exploring line and tone, anatomy and proportion, in the Royal Academy’s historic Life Room – a space purpose-built for life drawing – with practising artist Adele Wagstaff.
£250. Includes all materials, light refreshments on arrival and a drinks reception at the end of the final session.
This practical life drawing course focuses on the importance of proportion, form and space led by award-winning painter and figurative artist Andy Pankhurst
£420 Includes all materials, lunch and wine reception.
This practical course explores the descriptive and expressive possibilities of the drawn portrait using a range of materials and aesthetic approaches
£420. Includes all materials, lunch and wine reception.
Learn the fundamentals of botanical drawing with fine artist and author Dr Sarah Simblet.
The Clore Learning Centre, Royal Academy, Burlington Gardens
Led by Anne Desmet RA, an internationally renowned printmaker and collage artist, this two-day practical workshop will introduce the remarkable art and craft of traditional wood-engraving printing and its specialist materials, tools, techniques and history in an intimate, small group setting.
£540. Includes all materials, lunch and wine reception .
The Clore Learning Centre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
This oil painting course focuses on the foundations of picture-making through the exploration of formal concepts including proportion, tone and form, temperature, composition and space, and colour itself.
£540. Includes all materials, light refreshments on arrival and a drinks reception at the end of the final session.
Led by watercolour artist Sarah Holliday and working with still-life objects, this weekend-long intensive course will explore various techniques and possibilities presented by watercolour, a wonderfully versatile medium.
£420. Includes all materials, lunch, and a wine reception.
Join artist Adele Wagstaff for an intensive practical course focusing on drawing and painting the nude; through an exploration of pose and gesture, using the simplification of form and changing viewpoint to examine how the modern nude can be portrayed.
£420. Includes all materials, lunch, and wine reception at the end of the second day.
The RA Schools, Royal Academy of Arts
An intensive, expert-led summer course exploring the traditional teaching methods pioneered by the Royal Academy Schools, including working from antique classical casts as well as life models, exploring drawing, oil painting and printmaking.
£2,400. Includes all materials, light refreshments and lunch each day and drinks receptions throughout the week.
The British Academy Room and The Clore Learning Centre, Royal Academy, Burlington Gardens
A unique and immersive week-long practical and theoretical course exploring colour, light and space in art using a variety of media including dry and wet drawing materials, collage, oil and acrylic paints.