Upcoming workshops

Short, focussed workshops held by classically-trained artists, teaching drawing in charcoal and chalk and painting in oils. Boost your art with structured, practical and inspirational tuition. Ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced artists.

Figure Painting with Anastasia Pollard (Mar 2024)

Date: Friday 15 March, 2024 - Sunday 17 March, 2024
Tutor: Anastasia Pollard
Cost: £360
In this three day course, Anastasia Pollard will guide you through the process of painting the figure, explaining how to capture the gesture of the pose before blocking in its general impression and then adding information to capture its specific characteristics and details.
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Portrait Drawing Intensive with Patrick Byrnes (Mar 2024)

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Date: Wednesday 20 March, 2024 - Saturday 23 March, 2024
Tutor: Patrick Byrnes
Cost: £560
In this four-day workshop, participants will draw the live model in a single portrait pose, developing the fundamentals of portrait draftsmanship in graphite by learning to synthesise visual and conceptual modes of analysis, with a particular emphasis on construction and capturing an accurate likeness.
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Portrait Painting with Luca Indraccolo (Apr 2024)

3 spaces left
Date: Wednesday 17 April, 2024 - Saturday 20 April, 2024
Tutor: Luca Indraccolo
Cost: £480
This four day workshop with Luca Indraccolo is ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced artists who would like to gain experience in painting the portrait from life in oils.
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The Live Figure with Nicholas O'Leary (Apr 2024)

Date: Friday 26 April, 2024 - Sunday 28 April, 2024
Tutor: Nicholas O'Leary
Cost: £420
In this inspiring weekend workshop, you will do more than just painting what you see. Moving beyond copying the live model in front of you, Nicholas will guide you to thinking more deeply about design and composition of the live figure. This workshop is designed for both beginners and established artists who are wanting to play with paint and move towards a more intuitive and playful approach.
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Portrait Painting with Cornelia Hernes (May 2024)

Date: Thursday 9 May, 2024 - Sunday 12 May, 2024
Tutor: Cornelia Hernes
Cost: £560
In this four-day portrait painting course, Cornelia Hernes will guide us through the academic and artistic tradition of portrait painting by painting a colour study, before venturing into the final portrait.
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Portrait Painting with Anastasia Pollard (May 2024)

Date: Friday 17 May, 2024 - Sunday 19 May, 2024
Tutor: Anastasia Pollard
Cost: £360
Regular BP Portrait award exhibitor Anastasia Pollard will teach you how to paint a portrait, either with a limited 'Zorn' palette or a full colour palette, depending on your goals and level of experience.
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Figure Painting with Anastasia Pollard (Jun 2024)

Date: Friday 7 June, 2024 - Sunday 9 June, 2024
Tutor: Anastasia Pollard
Cost: £360
In this three day course, Anastasia Pollard will guide you through the process of painting the figure, explaining how to capture the gesture of the pose before blocking in its general impression and then adding information to capture its specific characteristics and details.
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Sculpture with Sara Myers (Jun 2024)

Date: Wednesday 12 June, 2024 - Friday 14 June, 2024
Tutor: Sara Myers
Cost: £360
This 3-day workshop is a perfect introduction to sculpting with clay. You will produce a life sized bust from life under the guidance of Sara Myers.
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Painting the Alla Prima Still Life with Lizet Dingemans (Jul 2024)

2 spaces left
Date: Saturday 13 July, 2024 - Sunday 14 July, 2024
Tutor: Lizet Dingemans
Cost: £200
Join tutor and alla prima artist Lizet Dingemans and learn to paint the alla prima still life over two days in a relaxed and friendly environment.
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Portrait Painting with Anastasia Pollard (Jul 2024)

Date: Friday 19 July, 2024 - Sunday 21 July, 2024
Tutor: Anastasia Pollard
Cost: £360
Regular BP Portrait award exhibitor Anastasia Pollard will teach you how to paint a portrait, either with a limited 'Zorn' palette or a full colour palette, depending on your goals and level of experience.
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Portrait Painting with Luca Indraccolo (Jul 2024)

Date: Wednesday 24 July, 2024 - Saturday 27 July, 2024
Tutor: Luca Indraccolo
Cost: £480
This four day workshop with Luca Indraccolo is ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced artists who would like to gain experience in painting the portrait from life in oils.
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Drawing the Figure in Charcoal and Chalk with Lydia Cecil (Aug 2024)

Date: Saturday 3 August, 2024 - Sunday 4 August, 2024
Tutor: Lydia Cecil
Cost: £250
Want to take your drawing skills to the next level? Join tutor Lydia Cecil on this weekend charcoal and chalk figure drawing course at Raw Umber Studios.
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Oil Painting Portraiture with Teresa Oaxaca (Sept 2024)

Date: Wednesday 4 September, 2024 - Saturday 7 September, 2024
Tutor: Teresa Oaxaca
Cost: £575
In this workshop, Teresa will demonstrate her approach to painting the humanist portrait in oils. Her approach utilises classical methods blended with a modern understanding of colour, brushwork and aesthetics.
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Figure Painting with Anastasia Pollard (Sept 2024)

Date: Friday 20 September, 2024 - Sunday 22 September, 2024
Tutor: Anastasia Pollard
Cost: £360
In this three day course, Anastasia Pollard will guide you through the process of painting the figure, explaining how to capture the gesture of the pose before blocking in its general impression and then adding information to capture its specific characteristics and details.
Click here for more information and to book

Painting the Alla Prima Still Life with Lizet Dingemans (Sept 2024)

Date: Saturday 28 September, 2024 - Sunday 29 September, 2024
Tutor: Lizet Dingemans
Cost: £200
Join tutor and alla prima artist Lizet Dingemans and learn to paint the alla prima still life over two days in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Click here for more information and to book

Portrait Painting with Luca Indraccolo (Oct 2024)

Date: Wednesday 9 October, 2024 - Saturday 12 October, 2024
Tutor: Luca Indraccolo
Cost: £480
This four day workshop with Luca Indraccolo is ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced artists who would like to gain experience in painting the portrait from life in oils.
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Alla Prima Still Life with David Shevlino (Oct 2024)

Date: Thursday 17 October, 2024 - Sunday 20 October, 2024
Tutor: David Shevlino
Cost: £625
Join David Shevlino and learn about painting alla prima (wet into wet) and the techniques used to create a fresh, direct response to your subjects. You'll learn about composition, value, colour, light and shadow and how to simplify forms.
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Portrait Painting with Anastasia Pollard (Oct 2024)

Date: Friday 25 October, 2024 - Sunday 27 October, 2024
Tutor: Anastasia Pollard
Cost: £360
Regular BP Portrait award exhibitor Anastasia Pollard will teach you how to paint a portrait, either with a limited 'Zorn' palette or a full colour palette, depending on your goals and level of experience.
Click here for more information and to book

The Live Figure with Nicholas O'Leary (Nov 2024)

Date: Friday 15 November, 2024 - Sunday 17 November, 2024
Tutor: Nicholas O'Leary
Cost: £420
In this workshop led by Nicholas O'Leary, you will move beyond copying the live model in front of you, and instead start to think more deeply about design and composition. This workshop is designed for artists who are wanting to move beyond simple observation and measurement, towards a more intuitive and playful approach to composition. This way, the model will become an inspiration to work from, rather than an object to slavishly duplicate.
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Portrait Painting with Luca Indraccolo (Nov 2024)

Date: Wednesday 20 November, 2024 - Saturday 23 November, 2024
Tutor: Luca Indraccolo
Cost: £480
This four day workshop with Luca Indraccolo is ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced artists who would like to gain experience in painting the portrait from life in oils.
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