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Candid Arts Life Drawing is Back

Through the wonder of Zoom

Tutor & Model Live from the Candid Skylab

Choose from 3 camera angles full pose & portrait

Classes £10 

Tuesday 26th 11am-1pm

Tutor Calvin Richards and life model Sofia Ruby

Tuesday 26th 6-8pm

Tutor Calvin Richards and life model Beth

Wednesday 27th 11am-1pm

Tutor Dolph van Eden and life model Diana + canine companion Dido

Wednesday 27th 6-8pm

Tutor Dolph van Eden and life model Andrew Christodoulou

Thursday 28th 11am-1pm

Tutor Calvin Richards and life model Adrian Gillan

Thursday 28th 6-8pm

Tutor Dolph van Eden and life model Emille Largier

Saturday 30th 11am-1pm

Tutor Dolph van Eden and life model Lidia

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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
All our courses are suitable for all levels of experience!
Candid SkyLab (4th Floor, Candid Arts, 5 Torrens Street, London EC1V 1NQ)



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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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

Date: 28 March & 4 April 2020

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

Tutor: Various

Suitable for all levels
Materials included

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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

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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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