Portrait and Figure Painting - D1701P31

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Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 For 10 days

  • 7 spaces available.
  • An online payment is required to book.

Tutor: Edward Sutcliffe & James Bland

Dates: Saturdays, 23rd September – 2nd December 2017

Times: 10am – 4pm

Experience Level: All Levels

Fee: £495

Taught by experienced, pre-eminent portrait and figure painters, the Saturday Portrait and Figure Painting Class introduces students to different approaches to portraiture and figure painting. This term, Ed Sutcliffe and James Bland will look at the Clothed Figure. During weeks 1 – 5, Ed will focus on the basic requirements for creating a painting of the clothed figure. Students will work both in tone and colour, from a series of short poses and then from a long 3 week pose, enabling them each to create their own painting. The class will enable students to work at their own pace, to take account of different levels of ability and experience. In weeks 6 – 10, James will continue to look at issues of proportion, tone and colour, as well as lighting and composition. The course is aimed at both beginners and students with experience of portrait or other painting.

Edward Sutcliffe is a figurative painter. His work has been shown in London, Dubai, Seoul and has been included in the BP Portrait Award Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery 7 times – in 2000, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014.

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
    • Number remaining:7
  • 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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