Learning Life Drawing with Sheila Moylan

1 May - 24 Jul

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

£25 (£20 Concession)

Class details

Learning Life Drawing with Sheila Moylan returns to OPEN in May. If you have little experience in life drawing and want to learn how to draw the human figure, this is an ideal class for you.


1 May – 24 July

10am – 12pm

£25 (£20 for concessions)

The class is limited to 8 artists.

Life Drawing –  How to begin.

Map out a figure simply and then add the detail as you go.  A simple egg shape for the head a rectangle for the torso…

Have you ever wanted to try life drawing but feel you haven’t got the skills to even start? Join Sheila Moylen for this two hour workshop in a supportive friendly setting where you start to get to grips with

  • proportions of the human body
  • how to measure angles
  • how to use tone and shadow to make your drawing 3D
  • faces, hands and feet
  • how to use colour!

Our professional model will keep the poses simple.

In these Covid times, you need to supply your own pencils, charcoal and pastels. We supply the paper and refreshments.

You will be amazed at what you can achieve in just two hours when you start Learning Life Drawing!

About the Tutor

Sheila Moylan has a B.A. (Hons) Fine Art Sculpture and Psychology from UEL where she focused on body casting and self portraiture. She graduated in 1995 and has worked supporting young people for most of her career. During this time she ran an alternative programme to GCSE in Richmond
making art the main subject.

Since 2015 Sheila has worked in LB Ealing running art classes for adults with learning disabilities for local charities and popular courses in drawing for OPEN Ealing for adults and children.

Her work has been exhibited locally in the W3 Gallery. In 2018 she exhibited her sculptures as part of Hammersmith and Fulham Arts Fest and in 2020 exhibited her work in a virtual exhibition for Huddle in Hammersmith. She is currently working on a project based on the mythology and megalithic art of Ireland.

She is also a musician, harpist and singer performing at small venues in and around London and works as a singing tutor for Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith .


Course Details

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 1 May - 24 Jul
Saturday 10:00 am
Fees: £25 (£20 Concession)

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