Figurative Drawing - 12 week course
This course is open to those with some drawing experience. Weekly studies of the life model give students an opportunity to deepen their understanding of drawing the figure, head, hands and feet. Participants will work from easels with a life model for all sessions and develop a range of techniques to improve their and understanding of the human form.
Tutor: Dominique Pollard (BA Hons, PGCE), is an experienced art teacher and painter. She has worked as an Artist Educator in regional galleries and museums for many years teaching all aspects of art and design. Dominique has taught life drawing courses in historic houses, schools, colleges and galleries to a range of learners.
Dates: 13, 20, 27 Sep; 4, 11, 18 Oct; 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Nov; 6 Dec. Half term 25 Oct.
Cost: £300.00, excl materials
Bookings: Call 020 8977 7558 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Landmark Arts Centre event
Richmond Film Society - Screening of 'Transit' (Germany)
An acclaimed German drama written and directed by RFS favourite, Christian Petzold, whose earlier features 'Barbara' and 'Phoenix' were screened in Seasons 51 and 53 respectively.
Based upon a 1944 novel of the same name and adapted to be set in the present, the film follows a political refugee who impersonates a dead writer in an attempt to escape a fascist state in occupied France. As he does so, he finds himself falling in love with the wife of the man whose identity he has assumed.
This screening is 'members only'. Please see http://www.richmondfilmsoc.org.uk for further details
Richmond Film Society event
Drawing Mandalas Workshop
This class will show you step by step how to create your own beautiful hand-drawn mandala.
During the workshop you will learn about the history of mandalas, focusing on the meditative and relaxing aspects of creating your artwork. No prior experience of drawing is necessary and as you start to create, you will gain ever more confidence in your techniques.
Each student will be given an A4 template already drawn out, saving time so that you can produce your own masterpiece during the class. All materials and tools will be provided in the session and there will be drawing materials to purchase if you wish, so that you can carry on creating more beautiful mandalas at home.
As well as materials, drinks are provided to keep the creative juices flowing!
The workshop will be led by Ann O’Shaughnessy, a local practising artist.
“wonderful workshop, a must try!”
“such a relaxing and satisfying workshop. I would definitely recommend it to others”
Handmade Workshops event
A journey through iconic Bond film posters
Join us to hear live from famed cinema poster designer Adam Cockerton, creative director of The Dream Factory. Adam will take you on a visual journey looking back at the iconic Bond film posters that have defined the decades. You’ll also have a chance to put your questions directly to Adam and win a signed film poster.
Barnes Film Festival event
Dream Against the Clock: Felicity Swan
Dream Against the Clock is an exhibition of new oil paintings and sculptures - almost abstract, they contain a sentient figurative presence.
The exhibition will also include the following events:
Artist’s Talk - Sat 9 Oct, 2pm
Spontaneous Art & Storytelling with Belinda Bicknell, of Curious House of Stories
Drawing meditation session
For more details see our website.
One Paved Court event
Fancy learning a new skill in 2021? Think you’d like to have a go at crochet? Why not come along to our 2 hour taster workshop and give it a try?
In this introductory session, we’ll take you through the first steps of crochet and teach you how to hold the hook and yarn and make chain, double, half-treble and treble crochet stitches. We’ll also show you a variety of different yarns and talk about different projects you could move on to with just a little more tuition and practice.
You’ll be learning in a relaxed and friendly environment, with experienced teachers Ann and Catherine from Handmade Workshops, and we’ll give you drinks to help your concentration!
Handmade Workshops event