Duration: 5 hours
Capacity: Maximum 16 students
Location: Museum galleries and Learning Studio
Sessions available to state schools only. Booking limited to two classes per school per academic year. 4 weeks' advance booking required.
About this session
Through in-depth life drawing sessions, your students will produce a range of drawings in different media that could be suitable for inclusion in their art portfolios.
Naked Bodies 1
Students will investigate the human form and how it has been portrayed by artists in the Renaissance and Rococo periods. They will undertake a range of drawing tasks in the galleries, then put their observations into practice by drawing from a female nude life model in the studio. A range of artist-quality materials are provided.
Naked Bodies 2
For students that have completed Naked Bodies 1 or who have experienced life drawing at school. Students will build on their skills through investigating the human form in movement. Students will investigate bronze sculptures in the galleries, then draw from a male nude life model in the studio.
What will your students learn?
- To improve their technical drawing skills.
- To measure, draw perspective and foreshorten.
- To experiment with a range of good quality artistic materials.
- KS5: Art and Design
- A Level Art
- Level 3 Diploma in Creative Practice
"The session was very educational and the students' confidence and skill developed throughout the day."
Year 12 Teacher