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tom@tomshepherdart.com

07980 611 267

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One day Workshops

Saturday 11th August 2018

Figures but bigger!

All mediums & abilities

All though people often shy away from painting figures they are great fun and a very rewarding subject matter!!

 

With a few pointers, tricks and tips hopefully you will feel encouraged to paint more of them.


We will be looking at the a figure, or multiple figures, being the main focal point of the painting.  This could be any setting from figures on a beach, market scenes or generally out and about,  to a posed figure, or even a nude for those of you feeling adventurous!!

As well as the usual painting foundations and basics we will be looking specifically at:

  • Basic anatomy and why it's important

  • Proportions and constructing a figure

  • Lines of motion, even in stationery figures

  • Creating form

  • Looking at how light hits a figure

  • What to do with the face at any scale

  • How to place your figures in the scene and what to look for

£70 per person

£10 extra for materials if needed

10.30am - 4pm 

Church House in Alcester, Warwickshire. B49 5AL 

Max. 12 students with plenty of one on one time

Materials needed: Just your usual painting gear and colours you feel comfortable with. A selection of boards, canvas or paper depending on your preference. Reference photos all though I have a large slection for student to use also. 

 

I am happy to advise further so please feel free to email or call at the details below.

Friendly but productive and focused atmosphere.

Plenty of one on one tuition. We can really focus in on the individual needs of each student, and what they are hoping to achieve.

I encourage people to paint whatever subject they like, all though will advise on most suitable for particular workshops.  Bring your own photos or I can provide a wide selection of choices.

There is at least one demonstration to illustrate the main points of the workshop in action.

Bring your own lunch. Drinks & biscuits provided.

To book your spot please fill in the form to the right or contact at these details:

tom@tomshepherdart.com

07980 611 267

Full payment due on booking to secure place.  BACS or cheque, details will follow with confirmation email.