Life Drawing and Sculpture: 12 Week Course

This is a 12 week course, running on Fridays at 3pm. Please note there will be a break for half term on February 17th.

Looking for ways to feel creative? Want to try something new? Ignite your artistic spark with this immersive life drawing and sculpture course. Throughout the 12 weeks, you'll develop your skills and confidence, leaving with a new passion and drawing ability.

This course is open all levels and artistic abilities. You'll work in the relaxed and friendly environment of Bath Artists' Studios, and your host Martin will provide guidance throughout. Individual tuition will be offered during each class, and the needs of each student will be assessed throughout the course in order to provide personalised teaching.

Course details:

  • The aim of this course is to study the shape and structure of the human body, through its representation on two-dimensional and three-dimensional mediums.
  • You'll be working with male and female models. A range of different poses will be chosen, to challenge and build up your perceptive and describing abilities.
  • After drawing the models from life, you'll engage with the three-dimensional form, undertaking individual sculpture projects. These works will be based on your analytical figure drawings.
  • You'll mainly be working with charcoal and graphite for life drawing, and with clay on your sculptures.
  • All materials will be provided, however, students are welcome to bring their own.
  • Each class will consist of two, one hour sessions, with a thirty minute break in between. During the break, tea and biscuits will be available.

There's the possibility of booking additional classes each week. Please contact your host to discuss this.

Age restrictions: 18+

12 week course £258

Available dates

Sorry, there are currently no dates available

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How to get there

Facilities

  • Adult changing
  • Parking
  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • WiFi

On the day

  • Bring any kind of comfortable clothing, that you might not be too worried about getting dirty with clay, charcoal or similar materials.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 7 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 7 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

You'll be hosted by

Martin Ortiz de Taranco (He/Him)

I am an artist specialising in sculpture, photography and performance and I graduated from Bath Spa University in 2021, where I completed a BA in Fine Art. I am also the current resident artist at Bath Artists' Studios.

My practice revolves around the human body as an instrument to understand the world, through physically interacting with others and with the environment. I have been passionate for drawing the human form for a long time, which has led me to participate in life drawing classes and workshops for more than 20 years. I became a life model in 2013 and since then, I have worked for several universities in Bristol and Bath, as well as for individual artists and associations.

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Available dates

Sorry, there are currently no dates available

The good news is that we’re expecting more to be added really soon!

Want to be the first to find out when new dates are released? Register below to notify the host of your interest