Learn to draw the human figure!
CAMBRIDGE LIFE DRAWING
with Derek Batty
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Classes have been suspended since Sunday 15th March.  It seemed sensible to end the term early 
rather than doggedly go on, as I was inclined to do.  Our Summer term was due to 
start on 20th April and I was eyeing the 1st June as an optimistic re-start date.

New:  A more realistic date might be 6th July with a restriction on the class size of 16 and a 
Summer term of 5 weeks.  Will I run all three classes?  I think this will depend on pre-booked 
demand so feel free to let me know your thoughts. 

 Monday  9.30 - 12.15pm  No class

Tuesday 1.00 - 3.30pm   No class

Friday  7.00 - 9.30 pm  No class

Beginners welcome
Two models

Drop in, pay-as-you go - 18 per session
Book of 5 - use-anytime vouchers  -  78

All Classes

at Buchan Street Centre
6 Buchan Street, Cambridge CB4 2XF

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Hopefully we will be able to draw our 
wonderful models again soon.  

 

Extend your artistic skills by drawing the figure in expressive life drawing classes. There is expert guidance to enable you to get the most from our inspiring models.

It is a great way to develop and maintain your skill in visual art and can form a core element in your art practice.  Here in Cambridge you can find the best classes which will inspire and enhance your artistic output.

Art students will find the courses fit well with the demands of the A level and beyond especially in preparing a portfolio of artwork for a college application. 

Practising artists also relish the regular discipline of drawing the figure. I offer specialist classes for those involved in graphics and computer games industries. In Cambridge Drawing we use a wide range of models who can help us with topics such as animation, anatomy and character.

There are regular demonstrations on a variety of topics which aim to offer guaranteed success for beginners, and additional insight for those with more experience.

Looking forward to drawing with you!

Derek Batty

Updated 16th May 2020

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Life Drawing Gift Voucher  

Want to give an inspiring present?  Why not a gift voucher to attend one of my classes?  Your recipient can choose between two classes Tuesday (1.00- 3.30) or Friday (7.00-9.30). 18 Email with your request and pay with cheque, bank transfer or via paypal.

 

 

Pastels Demonstration 
Step by step method of drawing with colour chalk pastels.  Beginning with a quick outline you then block in colours using the side of the pastel.  Follow up with strokes of colour to create optical mixtures. And finally, if necessary, reinforce some outlines.

 

What You Said About the Class


Anglia Ruskin University 2008
Cambridge artists show off their talent ... 


Buchan Street Centre
Exciting projects including Matt on his yellow motorbike.

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Tindalls Art Shop, sometimes still known as Heffers Art Shop -  the greatest Art shop in Cambridge. Head off to King Street for a huge selection of materials. If in doubt, friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you select the right things.  

 

    March 2020