Life Painting workshop with Jacob Gourley, Sun 15 Sept 2024, 10-4pm, £126

Immerse yourself in the world of life painting, where the challenge of working with a live human model transforms into a profoundly rewarding and satisfying artistic experience. Our life painting workshop is meticulously structured, offering a platform to master the principles of this captivating subject while encouraging each participant to apply their unique working style. Choose between a standalone day or a comprehensive 2-day course that includes both life drawing and life painting, taking place on Saturday 14 Sept and Sunday 15 Sept, 10-4pm.

Delve into the intricate details of capturing the human form with precision and creativity. Led by renowned teaching artist Jacob Gourley, our workshop focuses on achieving the right proportions, orientation, and structure of the human body. Participants will be introduced to basic principles and the preliminary stages of rendering, emphasizing proportional guidelines. Explore the effects of light and shade and the visual challenges they present while working with acrylic and oil paints.

Conducted in small groups of no more than 10 participants, Jacob Gourley provides ample guidance, ensuring a personalized and enriching experience. While some painting experience is recommended, all levels are welcome to join this transformative journey.

During the workshop, you will gain valuable insights, including how to use painting mediums effectively, achieve precise proportions, orientation, and structure, and master the interplay of light and shade on canvas. All materials, including acrylic and oil paints, as well as lunch and refreshments, are provided, creating an environment conducive to artistic exploration.

Embark on a creative voyage with our life painting workshop, and enjoy the artistic expression. Secure your spot today.

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