Weekly Courses


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shape / structure / movement / surface texture / pattern

Mondays 2.15pm - 5.15pm (3 hours with breaks)

A course suitable for those with some drawing or painting experience. We’ll learn about the animal skeleton and some main muscles (enough to know what the bumps and dips might be!), different body shapes, adaptations and movement, how to begin to tackle the textures of skin / hair / scales / fur / feathers / patterns.

We’ll use different pencils, graphite, Conté (including light colours on dark papers), charcoal and putty rubber, ink techniques with brush, pen, wash and resist.

There’ll be a choice of animal species to work from! A range of artists will be referred to including Victor Ambrus, Ralph Thompson, John Busby and Sarah Simblet.

Venue: East Dean Village Hall, East Dean, Eastbourne BN20 0DR
Start Date: Mon 2 September 2019
End Date: Mon 16 December 2019
No session: Mon 28 October 2019 (half-term)

Cost: £18 per session (payable 4 weekly in advance)
Refreshments (wide selection of coffee / tea / biscuits) provided free.