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Workshops // Coming up // Costumed Life Drawing: Romans
11 May

Costumed Life Drawing: Romans

"Veni, Vidi, Hauis." - "I came, I saw, I draw’-  Julius Caesar

Roman Costumed Life Drawing returns this time clad not only in armour but in the togas as well! Unlike the regular session this journey into the ancient world will be taking place in The Poly Theatre. 

Make sure to bring your choice of drawing materials- anything from pen and paper, to oils, inks or even an ipad. 

This is an untutored session, suitable for all ages and levels and is a great way to spend your Saturday between 11:00-13:00. Poses will be between 1-10 mins. 

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What is Life Drawing?

Life drawing or figure drawing is the drawing with pencil, ink, charcoal, paint or whatever you choose of a figure from life. Most often associated with drawing the human form nude you can also draw clothed or our case costumed models. 

What is Costumed Life Drawing?

The biggest difference with costumed life drawing is that the model has clothes on, you will be able to see how material or armour clings to the body or how a sword held. For our classes we like to expand beyond the costume our model wear but bring a character to life for you to draw. 

Why do it?

There are many reasons to do life drawing. One of the most common reasons is that it will make you a better artist. By practicing your art, you can develop your skills, style and confidence. These relaxed classes will let you really focus in on the form in front of you and allow you to work on what interests you most. 

Do not be put off if you have never tried life drawing before, this can be your introduction. Maybe you are the next Da Vinci just waiting for the right moment.

Costumed Life Drawing: Romans

Saturday 11th May 11am - 1pm

Tickets: £6 + £1 Poly Fund & £8 + £1 Poly Fund 



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