CANDID ARTS

Promoting the Arts and Arts Education

ART COURSES

If you’re looking to develop existing skills or to learn some new ones, these classes aim to provide you with the tools to help you on your creative journey. With experienced tutors who are also practising artists, you are in safe hands.

These courses aim to help you:
– Draw/paint more accurately from observation
– Use a variety of drawing/painting materials
– Be more confident at starting to make drawings/paintings
– Look at a variety of artists who work from the figure to use as inspiration
Suitability:
All our courses are suitable for all levels of experience!
Location:
Candid SkyLab (4th Floor, Candid Arts, 5 Torrens Street, London EC1V 1NQ)

 


UPCOMING SATURDAY CLASSES

29 Feb Head to Toes: drawing the Head, Hands & Feet
07 Mar Drawing Portraits
14 Mar Portrait Painting
21 Mar Back to Life: Techniques, structured approach to life drawing
28 Mar & 04 Apr  Portrait Painting: Two day pose – drawing /painting
18 Apr Intro to Anatomy
25 Apr Figure, Fabric and Fables
02 May Head to Toes: drawing the Head, Hands & Feet
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Head to Toes: Drawing the Head, Hands and Feet

Learn some simple techniques to help break down the structure and proportions of the
head, hands and feet to give you confidence when tackling these tricky areas of the
body. Line, tone and gesture will also be explored through the drawings.
This course includes long and short poses and lots of demonstrations to guide you
through the different techniques.

Date: 29 February, 2 May 2020

Times: 10am-4:30pm
Location: Candid SkyLab

Tutor: Calvin Richards, Dolph van Eden

Suitable for all levels
Materials included
£65

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Drawing Portraits

Develop essential skills necessary to create convincing portrait drawings.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work from a model at close range – you will be guided
through the different stages of making a finished portrait. From the structure and
proportions of the head, to the features of the face and expression will be discussed and
demonstrated.

Date: 7 March 2020

Times: 10am-4:30pm
Location: Candid SkyLab

Tutor: Dolph van Eden

Suitable for all levels
Materials included
£65

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Portrait Painting

Focusing on the head and shoulders, you will be introduced to the different approaches
for making a portrait in oils. With a series of demonstrations you will be guided through
the different techniques and materials best suited to your own particular style of
painting.
This will include initial sketches, planning a composition, choosing and preparing your
painting surface and grounds, choosing and mixing colour and the application and
techniques of applying oil paint..

Date: 14 March 2020

Times: 10am-4:30pm
Location: Candid SkyLab

Tutor: James Hague

Suitable for all levels
Materials included
£70

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Portrait Painting – 2 day pose (drawing and painting)

If you’ve ever wanted to learn to paint and were apprehensive about those early stages
and how to acquire a sound method or wanting to develop your painting skills, then this
is the course for you! Slowing things down, we work from the same model over two days
to develop a portrait in oils.
You will be guided throughout the process from start to finish, with lots of one-to-one
tuition and demonstrations using a practiced, professional technique.
The course will include how to choose a palette, colour mixing, paint application, colour
and tone and proportions and structure of the head will also be discussed and
demonstrated.

Date: 28 March & 4 April 2020

Times: 10am-4:30pm
Location: Candid SkyLab

Tutor: Various

Suitable for all levels
Materials included
£135

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Figure, Fabric and Fables

A one day workshop working with a life model focusing on how fabric wraps around the figure within the development of a classical narrative.
Discover compression zones, areas of tension, sags and falls, all combining to produce narrative story lines and mythology.

Date: 25 April 2020

Times: 10am-4:30pm
Location: Candid SkyLab

Tutor: Calvin Richards
Suitable for all levels
Materials included
£65

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Untutored Life Drawing Classes

These untutored classes allow you to work from the model at your own pace. The class begins with some short warm-up poses then moves into a sustained pose as set up for you for the rest of the session. You’re welcome to bring your own materials and we have some charcoal and paper available to purchase. This is a great opportunity to work, untutored from the model in a sustained pose.

Times: 10am-4:30pm
Location: Candid SkyLab
Suitable for all levels
Bring your own materials
Fee: £35/day

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About Kim Scoullerkim

Kim is an experienced art tutor and practising artist, graduating with a BA (hons) in drawing and painting from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee in 2003 and then at the Prince’s Drawing School, London from 2007-09. During 10 years of teaching Kim has taught art students of all ages and abilities at institutions such The Prince’s Drawing School, City Lit and workshops with adults and secondary school students across London.

Her own art practice centres on drawing and painting from life, exploring a variety of approaches to representing the world around her. Kim has been the recipient of several awards and residencies and has exhibited her work widely including the BP Portrait Award, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and the Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Competition.

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