Introduction to Painting from Life - D1603P18

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Thursday, 20 Apr 2017 For 10 days

  • Only 1 space available.
  • An online payment is required to book.

Tutor: James Bland

Dates: Thursdays, 20th April – 22nd June 2017

Times: 10am – 5pm

Experience Level: Beginner

Fee: £495

This course is for beginners and is designed as a comprehensive introduction to the practice of painting from life. Students will learn the skills of direct observation, working from life models and still life, learning the techniques of how to mix colour, handle and apply paint. The course will also give you an overview of the art history of observational painting. You should leave confident to join higher-level figure and portrait classes.

James Bland is an oil painter and a member of the New English Art Club. He teaches figure and portrait painting from life at all levels. He has won numerous prizes, including first prize in the Winsor & Newton Oil Painters Awards in 2013 and the Doreen McIntosh Prize at the New English Art Club in 2015. His work is in private collections internationally and he exhibits at various galleries in the UK and overseas.

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    • Booking cost:£495.00
  • A set of bristle brushes, both flat and round

    One tear off palette (9”x12”)

    One palette knife

    One bottle of Zest-it (250ml)

    One 10″x12″ canvas board

    One 10″x14″ canvas board

    Two 12″x16″ canvas boards

    Six Daler Rowney oil tubes of Titanium White, Cadmium Yellow, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red, French Ultramarine and Burnt Umber


    Please note that pack contents are subject to change at the discretion of the Academy at any time.


    • Booking cost:£545.00

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