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Lino Etching WeekendCourse Code: WC2204PR71 Tutor: Stella Yarrow Course Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 5th - 6th August Days: 2 Times: 10am - 5pm Experience Level: All Levels Fee: £205 Location: Art Academy London, 165A Mermaid Court, SE1 1HR £205.00
This course is ideal for attendees keen to further develop their relief printmaking skills. It teaches a more gestural approach to lino, combining the classical skill of carving a lino block with a contemporary approach to etching its surface with caustic soda. Bringing together painterly textures and graphic forms in a colourful multi-block print.
You will learn:
- how to etch lino with a caustic soda solution which allows you to make loose, expressive, painterly marks
- how to combine them with the graphic lines and forms of lino cut
- how to use these contrasts of mark making, together with colour and transparency, in a multi-block print.
Portrait Painting Masterclass with Charlie SchafferCourse Code: WC2203050 Tutor: Charlie Schaffer Course Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 10th & 11th June 2023 Days: 2 Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm Experience Level: Advanced Fee: £205 Location: Art Academy London, 165A Mermaid Court, SE1 1HR From: £205.00
This two day portrait course will offer an opportunity for intensive study under the tuition of Charlie Schaffer. There will be an emphasis on learning to understand the construction of the head and its features and using these skills to create more intense, expressive portraits. Working with oil paints students will develop a series of artworks, from short expressive painting sketches to longer more detailed pieces. The students will also be encouraged to work intuitively and expressively in tandem with an emphasis on accuracy of observation. The class has the benefit of 1:8 model to student ratio, as well as tuition from a talented professional artist, Charlie Schaffer. Students will receive one-to-one guidance throughout the course, and Charlie will be on hand to give regular feedback and constructive advice. He will also be demonstrating and painting alongside the students.
This exciting course is an intensive two days for advanced painters, offering a high level of tutor contact time.