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Wednesday Life Drawing

Wednesdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm

  • 10 British pounds
  • Scarborough - Pay-As-You-Go

This session is for all levels. Tuition is on hand from timekeeper and artist Chris Shaw with a focus on form (breaking appearances down to component parts and underlying geometry); values (looking at the shifts from darks to lights)... and, thirdly, application (mindfulness about the various ways charcoal, for instance, can be used and the results that can follow by e.g. pressing heavily, or lightly; using the nib or the side part; working swiftly or with more care). Life drawing at NYAS is not necessarily an academic exercise. Objective reality, proportion, measuring can be turned on its head by those wanting to take a more subjective, expressive, even lighthearted approach... but for those wanting to be faithful to what they see, then Chris can help you get a good measure of the model. This, though, takes time and the sessions are best viewed as exercise. Life drawers puzzle out problems to do with transferring three dimensions into two. It's tiring work but a good session will return you to the world feeling you've been using your eyes properly. It's great for focussing the mind and lifting spirits. There are a number of poses from a few shorter ones to begin with to poses that last up to 45 minutes. Free tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. Free charcoal and paper is provided. Please bring any other materials you might want to use. Wednesdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm with Chris Shaw This pay-as-you-go class takes place at: North Yorks Art School 2-4 South Street Scarborough YO11 2BP

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