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Leeds Drawing Club

Drawing Heads Workshop Saturday 21st September

Drawing Heads Workshop Saturday 21st September

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Join us for a day workshop with Leeds Drawing Club founder Ellie Andrews.

This workshop is designed for those who would like the space and time to work on drawing faces and heads.

Working with a clothed seated life model

Using quick gesture poses alongside long seated poses on large size A1 cartridge paper using charcoal and putty rubber, we will look at:

The skull in all its glory and how it informs facial features

Head construction using comparative measuring.

Composing the life model on the page and using the surroundings to help draw the model.


Saturday 21st September 10.30am - 2.30pm

Price includes all materials and refreshments


About the Instructor

I set up Leeds Drawing Club in 2007 as an informal life drawing group. Over the years it has developed into a regular and much loved fixture on the Leeds art scene. 

Originally trained in Theatre Design at Central St Martins, University of the Arts London, life drawing has been a continuous presence in my life, from degree level, throughout my career in hospitality (founder, 164 Munro House and Headingley) and in the arts (founder, The Gallery at 164).

In my experience as gallery owner, I curated over 70 exhibitions, commissioned many artworks and designed and managed lots of creative public events over the 12 years that we had our space. Creating space for people, whether it is for drawing, eating, or experiencing art has always been interesting to me.

Watching the progress of everyone who sketched their way through our doors over the years, and using my own skills and knowledge, I have put together a series of drawing sessions led and taught by me, based on what I have come to know about observation and drawing.

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