Learn to draw the human figure!
CAMBRIDGE LIFE DRAWING
with Derek Batty
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Themed Pages  Not another body on a page but a series of sketches linked by a single theme:  caryatids,  
dancers, heads, hands and arms, feet and legs.  Be ready to suggest a theme.

 Monday 24th February 2020  9.30 - 12.15pm  

Tuesday 25th February 2020 1.00 - 3.30pm  - waiting list for new joiners

Friday 28th February 2020  7.00-9.30 pm  - spaces - drop in 

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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Make a series of sketches on one page.  Remember to 
leave space when you draw the first one: avoid plonking it in the middle!
  Watteau

 

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 art practice.

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. 

Practicing 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 guarantee success for beginners and professional insight for those with more experience.

Looking forward to drawing with you!

Derek Batty

Updated 22nd February  2020

Earn Money as a Life Model 
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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.

Your Local Art Shop in Cambridge

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.  

 

    February 2020