There was a full house to watch Nick Bashall perform his magic creating a portrait of Piers Fletcher, whilst holding a conversation.Throughout the portrait Nick discussed his methods, where and what he learnt, and how he works with the ‘resting bitch face’ of sitters, until the moment of revelation when the character comes alive. All the while artist and sitter were holding a conversation, about Everest, Norse Sagas, the law, Cleopatra, past careers – anything really.
Join this autumn art course with drawing, painting and life drawing options. Come to regular classes, work through different ideas in a supportive atmosphere and start enjoying the process. All abilities welcome.
If you want to extend your summer into autumn come to Casa Rosa in Andalucia and enjoy the October sun in Spain.
A drawing class, using a still life for reference, should be an opportunity to push your boundaries. Why do something safe and dull? Yesterday’s students
Excellent work by everyone involved. Below are a few of the drawings made through the day. It is always a thrill for me to watch