Learn how the depiction of landscapes evolved in Western art, from 1250 to 1925.
Dare to draw
Develop your observational drawing skills in the inspirational surroundings of the National Gallery. Whether or not you are new to drawing, this course will encourage you to experiment in a unique and supportive environment.
Who is the tutor?
Jo Lewis is an artist, freelance gallery educator and artist-teacher. She teaches mainly at the National Gallery and Dulwich Picture Gallery. Jo trained at Edinburgh University, Leith School of Art, Edinburgh and the École des Beaux-Arts, Valence, France.
Where will we study?
Sessions take place in front of paintings, in a closed-off Gallery room.
Do I need to bring anything?
Please bring pens and a notebook. Please note that refreshments are not provided, but there is an optional mid-morning break.
Who can attend?
This course is intended for adult learners.
Is this course the same as last year?
This will be a repeat of 2016’s 'Dare to draw' course, with some changes subject to the availability of speakers and paintings.
Module one: Portraiture (started 7 January 2017)
Module two: The body (started 25 February 2017)
Module three: Landscape
Module four: Still life (starts October 2017)