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Life Drawing

Day of week:
Tina Ryan
Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre, Sevenoaks
Level 1
13:30 - 15:30
6 weeks

Within this life drawing course, the tutor will assist you to improve your drawing skills using a variety of exercises and techniques.
You will do some experimental exercises as a group to help you build your observation skills and try out different drawing techniques, then you’ll have time to develop your own creative response to the Life model.
•Draw with structural framework of the figure
•Seek the proportions of the figure
•Draw with continuous line to develop the form of the figure
•To experience working at speed to capture a sense of movement.
•To identify tonal values.
•Improve and have more flexibility within students work.
•To observe detail,
•To improve quality of line work,
•Group discussion and critique,

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Tina Ryan

Tina Ryan is a practicing artist who specialises in fine art and print making. She completed her degree at Chelsea School of Art. Tina has collaborated with & sold designs to Levi’s & worked as an artist for textile companies drawing botanicals for their fabric designs.

She has exhibited at Premier Vision (Paris) and Tendence (Frankfurt) and ICFF (New York).

Her teaching career started in Kent teaching Art at Secondary School level and more recently has work in partnership with Ideas Test & Intra Arts delivering craft workshops in schools for the Rochester Festival of Light.

Tina loves drawing from life & uses these drawings in all her art practices. Her classes have a friendly & relaxed atmosphere.

View all courses taught by Tina Ryan here

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques.

What do I need to bring with me?

If you are a new student and have no materials please wait for your tutor's advice on what to buy. However, all students should bring an A4 sketchbook of good quality cartridge paper, preferably with a hard cover and ring bound and a variety of pencils, If you have any materials/equipment that might be appropriate please bring them with you.

What can I do next?

Another KAES course

Getting to your course

Find us

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code SEV/121993/M/LC.