Draw London

Draw London

Description

Draw London offers a variety of unique drawing classes in museums and collections around London. We visit amazing places such as the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archeology, the Grant Museum of Zoology, the UCL Geology Collection, the Wellcome Collection, the Hunterian Museum, and the Sir John Soane's Museum, the Wallace Collection, as well as several of the larger museums.* These intriguing collections will provide us with a range of diverse objects to draw from, including ancient art, natural objects, and artifacts from everyday life. Coursework will cover basic principles of drawing from observation, which are taught through carefully planned and structured lessons. The drawing principles and techniques serve total beginners to advanced students who wish to further their drawing practice.

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Landscape Painting Workshop course in London
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  • Short course
  • London
  • Beginner
  • 7h - 1 Day

...In the morning, we'll meet at Woodberry Wetlands/East & West reservoirs in Stoke Newington and spend a few hours making studies directly from nature... Learn about: Art Workshop, Oil Painting, Landscape painting... More


£ 70
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  • Course
  • London
  • 3h

...To learn many aspects of drawing the human figure, including measurement and proportion, anatomy, movement, drawing the head from different perspectives... Learn about: Life Drawing... More


£ 80
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  • Course
  • London
  • 24h

...The explore the human body through unusual objects in collections around London. Suitable for: All levels of drawers. All levels of drawers. Course review... Learn about: Part Time... More


£ 160
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Colour Investigations at the National Gallery & Courtauld Gallery course in London
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  • Course
  • London
  • 7h

...To explore how different artists in various periods use colour. We'll make colour studies of different artworks and work with collage as... Learn about: Part Time... More


£ 40
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Nontraditional Materials in Drawing at Tate Modern course in London
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  • Course
  • London
  • 6h

...We'll look at ways that artists use nontraditional materials throughout Modernism. This day of drawing will focus on materials exploration and process... Learn about: Part Time... More


£ 40
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  • Course
  • London
  • 6h

...work on longer drawings and attempting to capture individual likeness and character. We will find fabulous heads to draw from in the V&A's amazing galleries... Learn about: Life Drawing... More


£ 40
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Drawing Plant Forms at Kew Gardens course in London
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  • Course
  • London
  • 6h

...From a clump of grass to the rarest orchid, plant forms are endlessly fascinating subject to look at and drawing. We will be drwaing indoors in Kew Gardens'... More


£ 40
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Drawing Clouds & Atmosphere at Tate Britain course in London
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  • Course
  • London
  • 3h

...You explore mark-making and layering and try out a several different types of drawing materials and papers. If weather permits, we will also draw from the sky outside... Learn about: Life Drawing... More


£ 20
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Draw NYC course in London
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  • Course
  • London
  • 16h

...abundant individual attention, technical expertise and art historical context. Course days/times: Friday 5-8 pm, Saturday and Sunday from... Learn about: Life Drawing... More


£ 144
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Draw Florence course in Firenze
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  • Course
  • Firenze (Italy)
  • 20h

...rigorous environment with ample one-on-one contact. Draw Florence 2012 will take place from the evening of Sunday, August 5th through the evening of Friday the... Learn about: Life Drawing... More


£ 490
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Teachers and trainers (3)

Jessica Houston
Jessica Houston
Art Instructor

Jessica Houston teaches drawing at The Metropolitan Museum in New York, where she has also trained graduate art students at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has lectured at McGill University, Concordia University, and Ontario College of Art and design in Canada; The International Polar Year Conference in Oslo and The Art Institute of Florence. In 2011 she was nominated for a Rema Hort Grant and in 2010 she exhibited in the New Jersey MOCA inaugural exhibition. She has participated in residencies around the word and has artwork in international collections.

Marcia  Teusink
Marcia Teusink
Artist Instructor

Marcia Teusink has over fifteen years experience teaching art in museums and schools. She has taught in California, New York, Switzerland, and Italy, at places such as the Brooklyn Museum, Pratt Institute of Art & Design, and the Zurich Kunsthaus, among others. Marcia holds an MFA in Visual Art from the City University of New York, Queens College, and is currently studying museum education at the Institute of Education, London University.

Michelle  Prazakova
Michelle Prazakova
Artist Instructor

Michelle Prazakova is a practicing artist and qualified teacher specializing in drawing and painting. She has taught at the Florence University of the Arts in Italy and is currently an art tutor at the Shadwell Centre for Lifelong Learning in East London. She has an MFA in Fine Arts from the Byam Shaw School of Art, Central St. Martins, and a PGCE from the Institute of Education, London University.

History

Marcia has been teaching drawing in museums for nearly twenty years. She has taught in New York, Zurich, Swtizerland, Florence, Italy, and London, UK. She holds masters degrees both in Painting and in Museum and Gallery Education.

Advantages of studying here

Small classes and a great deal of individual attention.