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Cardiff Life Drawing

Cardiff Life Drawing classes are run by Turnip Starfish. This taught life drawing class is for individuals at any level who want to push their drawing skills. 

This taught life drawing class in Cardiff will start with a small drawing demonstration exploring drawing structure and anatomy by respected drawing lecturer Nick Price. In this class you will be drawing a nude model. You will do a mixture of quick, mid length and long drawing poses. There will be a mixture of basic drawing materials and paper available, though you are encouraged to bring your own materials.

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Who is this class for?

•    Level 3 and A level art students
•    University students that plan to enter the Creative Industries
•    Professional artists and animators
•    Adult art enthusiasts


Teacher biog:

Director of animation at Turnip Starfish Nick Price has been a guest speaker and lecturer at numerous colleges and universities across the UK. He has also taught drawing and animation at several animation companies across Wales. Nick is a specialist in drawing for animation and has taught numerous young people that have gone on to work as illustrators and animators in the Creative Industries including Disney, Aardman Animations, Tiger Aspect and Ubisoft Entertainment to name but a few. 


These workshops successfully exhibit the ability to engage, communicate, educate and inspire young people.
Peter Hodges, Head of Division, Faculty of Creative Industries, University of South Wales.

Once again your drawing lesson was a huge success and its effect on the students learning was quite clear. 
Ian Burgum. Course leader. L3 BTEC Art & Design Extended Diploma. Coleg y Cymoedd

Life Drawing is a must! Nick was super brilliant.
Katherine Keeble-Buckle. Lecturer in Art & Design. Cardiff and Vale College

The feedback that we had from the students was fantastic. They also commented on the teaching and said that they enjoyed your energetic approach to working. The work that they have produced will not only be valuable for the portfolio but for improving their drawing skills.
Jessica Roberts. Lecturer in Art & Design. Coleg y Cymoedd

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