How do I Choose the Right Art Course?

This will depend what you are looking for and what you would like to learn. Here are a few key points to keep in mind:

Do your research

I am mainly talking about short courses here for those that want to draw and paint.  There are usually a range of courses and workshops in most towns and cities and the first step would be to see what is on offer.  Most libraries keep details on local adult education courses, you may also be able to find private classes.

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Should I do Life Drawing?

Life drawing is drawing (or sometimes painting) of the human figure from a live model.  Sometimes the model is clothed or semi-clothed but the idea is that you can observe the human form in its ‘life’ or natural form.

 Drawing clothed models is very useful of course because you can get to observe the folds and creases of the clothing.  Life drawing  has the advantage of seeing the anatomy as it is and sometimes to understand how clothing behaves in the way it falls and creases we have to understand what is underneath, the anatomy.

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