Life Drawing

A fun and dynamic life drawing session is for all abilities, with a great atmosphere, music and stage lighting to enhance the definition and features of the subjects. You can be left to your own devices or alternately tutor, Patrick Palmer, is happy to give advice. Each week there is a nude model to study holding various timed poses of different lengths.

You will need to bring a range of drawing materials with you each week:

  • Willow Charcoal, (thin and thick)
  • A range of Graphite pencils (Hb,2b,4b), Putty rubber, Pencil sharpener
  • A2 pad of cheap drawing paper for short warm up poses
  • Any other more expensive papers for the longer poses
  • Masking tape
  • Any other materials you would like to practice with (pastels, inks, watercolour, etc)

Patrick is a professional artist with over 20 years of experience in life drawing. He was classically trained at Heatherley's School of Art (Chelsea) and at The National College of Art and Design (Dublin). He was also given extensive personal tuition by Michael Clark, a close friend of Francis Bacon, and by Bobby Gill, an honourary lecturer at The Royal Academy.

He now exhibits at galleries and art fairs across the UK. He is happy to share his experience and techniques with you at the classes. You can see his work here:

£10.00 per session.
Concessions & Advantage Card: £8.00 per session

5.30-7pm Every Sunday, apart from bank holiday weekends.

Look out for the 5 hour Life-drawing class on various Sundays, 1.00pm-6.00pm. For more details follow the link below.