This summer the Ruskin School of Art will offer short courses in human anatomy, botanical drawing, the foundations of drawing, and a watercolor course about painting landscapes.
Sarah Simblet will teach the courses about human anatomy, botanical drawing and foundation course in drawing. Her courses are based on her books Anatomy for the Artist, Botany for the Artist, and The Drawing Book, respectively.
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August 17-21, 2015
The course offers a unique opportunity to learn a broad range of essential drawing skills, including the best use of materials and techniques, while immersed in the rich diversity of the plant species that grow in both an historic botanical garden and along the banks and meadows of the nearby river Thames.
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Based on Sarah simblet’s internationally renowned book of the same title, this is a practical and inspirational studio course in how to draw and use your imagination. Through classes in the magnificent buildings of the Ruskin School of Art, visits to draw in Oxford museums and collections, illustrated lectures on the history, contemporary practice and diverse role of drawing in our lives, the practical explanation of materials and techniques, and also the making of individual drawing books, this course offers a clear foundation in drawing for the absolute beginner and also refreshment to the more experienced artist.
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In Ruskin Short Courses, teaching is delivered through intensive workshops, lectures, demonstrations and group discussions, with time for personal studio work. Participants are not expected to have any prior academic or artistic qualifications, except enthusiasm!
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Oxford University Alumni receive a 10% discount on the course fees.