Experiment with a more modern application of dry media and pastel to render flesh and build a portrait using the medium in a similar way to how one might model clay and three dimensional objects.
You will cover the basics of the structure of the face, aiming to look closely at its image, layering colour and tone to best represent and reflect the subject. The course will encourage you to create a number of drawings, evaluations and experimentations before working towards a piece that shall combine the techniques learnt over the duration of the course.
The course will include work and observation from both life (self-portrait), objects and photographic representation to demonstrate the versatility of the medium and further promote its place in contemporary practice.
Arrival Day - this is the first date listed above
Courses start early evening. Residential students to arrive from 4pm, non-residential students to arrive by 6.45pm.
6.45pm: Welcome, followed by dinner (included).
8 - 9pm: First teaching session, attendance is essential.
Classes 9.15 - 5pm, lunch is included.
From 6.30pm: Dinner (included for residential students).
Evening working - students may have access to workshops, but only with their tutor's permission and provided any health and safety guidelines are observed.
Classes 9.15am - 3pm, lunch is included.
Residential students are to vacate their rooms by 10am please.
(This timetable is for courses of more than one day in length. The tutor may make slight variations)