Nick wants to draw more in 2019. This week he is painting another portrait, this time in colour. If anything he learns how useful the lasso tool is as he corrects the drawing... several times.
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Cardiff Life Drawing
Welcome to Cardiff Life Drawing
Cardiff Life Drawing classes are run by Turnip Starfish. Advanced taught life drawing classes in Cardiff. An academic figure drawing lecture and drawing class for those that want to push their drawing skills to the next level.
This taught life drawing class will start with a half hour lecture on drawing structure and anatomy by respected drawing lecturer Nick Price. Nick is a specialist in drawing for animation and has taught numerous young people that have gone on to work as illustrators and animators in the Creative Industries including Disney, Aardman Animations, Tiger Aspect and Ubisoft Entertainment to name but a few.
In this class you will be drawing a naked model. You will do a mixture of quick, mid length and long drawing posses. There will be a mixture of basic drawing materials and paper available, though you are encouraged to bring your own materials.
Who is this class for?
• Level 3 and A level art students
• University students that plan to enter the Creative Industries
• Professional artists and animators
• Adult art enthusiasts
Director of animation at Turnip Starfish Nick Price has been a guest speaker and lecturer at numerous colleges and universities across the UK. He has also taught drawing and animation at several animation companies across Wales.
These workshops successfully exhibit the ability to engage, communicate, educate and inspire young people.
Peter Hodges, Head of Division, Faculty of Creative Industries, University of South Wales.
Once again your drawing lesson was a huge success and its effect on the students learning was quite clear.
Ian Burgum. Course leader. L3 BTEC Art & Design Extended Diploma. Coleg y Cymoedd
Life Drawing is a must! Nick was super brilliant.
Katherine Keeble-Buckle. Lecturer in Art & Design. Cardiff and Vale College
The feedback that we had from the students was fantastic. They also commented on the teaching and said that they enjoyed your energetic approach to working. The work that they have produced will not only be valuable for the portfolio but for improving their drawing skills.
Jessica Roberts. Lecturer in Art & Design. Coleg y Cymoedd
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Nick has been posting some new tutorials on our YouTube Chanel. Be sure to check them out - MORE
We are so excited! because on in our February Life Drawing class we will be drawing a ballerina!
Ballerina Krystal Lowe will be our model. A guest artist for Ballet Cymru, Krystal divides her time between dancing, choreography and teaching. MORE
We have now released the January dates for our workshops.
These can make an absolutely unique Christmas gift for someone!
Buying for a Christmas present?
Let us know by e-mail or via your instructions when you pay and we can send you an invitation card so they have something nice to open on Christmas day. Our last post for this would be the 15th December 2018, we would not send out any cards after this date.
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New year and about time we had a NEW SHOWREEL!
We know it has been a long time, but finally we created a new showreel. We hope you enjoy.
See the SHOWREEL