Life Drawing for Beginners

17 Oct

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

£20 (£15 concession)

Class details

Life Drawing for Beginners is aimed at people who want to learn how to draw the human figure.

Saturday 17 October

10am – 12pm

£20 (£15 for concessions)

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 join us Life Drawing for Beginners!

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 graduating in 1995. She has worked creatively with young people for most of her career mainly in schools at one point running an alternative programme to GCSE in Richmond making art the main subject. Since 2015 has worked within Ealing running art classes for adults with learning difficulties for local charity Artification and for the last year has successfully run Life Drawing classes at OPEN Ealing including piloting a Life Drawing for Beginners and Sculpture for Beginners class and childrens classes. Her approach is inclusive supportive and encouraging to even absolute beginners.

She has exhibited her work at Slaughterhouse Gallery Smithfield, Orleans House Gallery Richmond and more recently the W3 Gallery in Acton, but mainly works on commission.

She is also a musician, harpist and singer performing at small venues in and around London.


Course Details

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 17 Oct -
Saturday 10:00 am
Fees: £20 (£15 concession)

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