petekavana@aol.com

07860 568874

My Norfolk life drawing classes feature male and female models and the groups are of mixed ability. Beginners are welcome as well as those looking to improve their drawing skills. The tuition is excellent with demonstrations and explanations on how to go about drawing.

The art materials you need are quite simple - an A3 cartridge sketchpad, a light board for support, a 2b pencil with sharpener and eraser and some thick charcoal sticks. You won't need anything else (except for the watercolour workshop) as initially you'll be mainly learning the skill of how to look with the artist's eye. The real skill and pleasure of drawing is knowing how to look and see clearly what's in front of you.

My life drawing lessons will teach you how to go about drawing with clarity and confidence. I'll show you how to start and how to develop your drawings, maintaining proportions and dealing with perspective problems. I'll show you the basics of shading and modelling to create three dimensions and atmosphere. I'll show you how to get the best out of charcoal and watercolour. Check out my own drawings on this web site here.

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Sunday 6th October 2019 - 3pm to 6pm at Oddfellows Hall, 4 Lifeboat Plain, Sheringham, NR26 8BG - life drawing art class

Learn how to draw the nude in watercolour and charcoal. These are the best mediums to use for life drawing but need to be handled in the right way.  Cost is £28 per class and I'll provide refreshments. You'll need your own materials - I suggest watercolour paper, tubes of paint (red, yellow and blue) and a medium sized brush. Also thick charcoal sticks. Contact me via the details above to book or for advice.

Also Sunday 27th October 2019 and Sunday 17th November 2019 same time and place.  


Occasional oil workshops - All day life drawing workshop - oil painting in Northrepps 10am to 5pm - £70. Learn how to paint the nude with excellent demonstrations and guidance. Delicious lunch included! Own materials needed. Contact me via the details above for next class date.

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