Sat, 20 Oct | The National Gallery

A Saturday of Drawing from the Greats

5-hour classical drawing programme | 10.00am - 4.15pm | max 7 | £79
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A Saturday of Drawing from the Greats

Time & Location

20 Oct 2018, 10:00 – 14:00
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, UK

About The Event

Nichola Eddery has designed a day workshop in one the most renowned art collections in the world, the National Gallery. This workshop will be comprised of 5 hours of classical training in drawing,

The two, 2.5-hour classical drawing classes will be taught by Nichola Eddery, offering her unique classical drawing programme that will involve sketching directly from the Old Master paintings such as Carracci, Van Dyck and Rubens, . Nichola will provide demonstrations and exercises to help each student learn the introductory stages of traditional drawing.

This is a great event for those who wish to experience an introductory day of classical training in drawing, set in a magnificent and inspiring collection of Old Master works.

Structure of Event

  • 10.00 am Meet and greet
  • 10.15 am - 11.25 am Drawing
  • 11.25 am – 11.40 am An Optional coffee break
  • 11.40 am – 12.45 pm Drawing
  • 12.45 pm – 1.45 pm Lunch
  • 1.45 pm – 2.55 pm Drawing
  • 2.55 pm - 3.10 pm Optional coffee break
  • 3.10 pm - 4.15 pm Drawing

Course Details

  • 5 hours of tutoring
  • 2 x 2.5-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 demonstrations and exercises to learn the introductory stages of a drawing; learning how to begin, proportion, structure, light and shade.
  • 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 course 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
  • Full day 10am - 5.15pm

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