Sat, 15 Sept | The National Gallery

3 Saturaday mornings of Drawing from the Greats

Classical drawing in the National Gallery | 10am - 1.15pm | max 8 | £127
Registration is Closed
3 Saturaday mornings of Drawing from the Greats

Time & Location

15 Sept 2018, 10:00 – 29 Sept 2018, 13:15
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, UK

About The Event

Nichola Eddery has designed a short course over three Saturday mornings in one the most renowned art collections in the world, the National Gallery. This course will be comprised of 9 hours of classical training in drawing,

The four, three hour classical drawing classes will be taught by Nichola Eddery, offering her unique classical drawing programme that will involve sketching directly from the Old Masters paintings. Nichola will provide demonstrations and exercises to help each student learn the vital stages of traditional drawing.

This is a great course for those who wish to receive a more informed and intensive drawing program set in a magnificent and inspiring collection of Old Master works.

Structure of course for Saturday mornings - Sep 15, Sep 21 and Sep 29

  • 10.00 am Meet and greet
  • 10.15 am - 11.35 am Drawing
  • 11.35 am – 11.55 am Optional coffee break
  • 11.55 pm – 1.15 pm Drawing

Course Details

  • 9 hours of tutoring
  • 3 x 3 hour drawing class
  • Max 8 places
  • All levels of drawing experience are welcome
  • Nichola will provide 1-1 tuition to each participant during the class.
  • The programme will provide 6 demonstrations and exercises to learn the vital stages of a drawing; learning how to begin, proportion, structure, form, value, light and shade and understanding how to convey the interaction of light on form through line and tonal gradation.
  • On receipt, you will receive a drawing handbook to prepare for the drawing class. The handbook is a 13 page document that will provide information on the fundamental principles of drawing, a list of supplies for the class, online suppliers and other useful information.
  • Essential supplies are to be purchased before the class and this includes: A4 drawing pad, 2B pencil, putty rubber, enclosed sharpener, and a ruler. This will cost under £10.
  • Students wishing to try red chalk or graphite and chalk on toned paper are welcomed to the class, but must be purchased before the workshop commences.
  • Stools will be provided.

Please do not hesitate to contact Nichola if you have any questions.

Price Per Person
  • Drawing from the Greats

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