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Drawing Matters - Don't Miss the March 2016 early bird discount!
November 27, 2015
Are you one of those people who would love to be able to draw but have been put off by careless comments by other people about being a beginner? Or perhaps you can draw but would you like to develop your skills and confidence, particularly in drawing from life? If your drawing skills need improving there is no better way to do this than with a 5-day Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain workshop.
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Course Dates 2016If you've always wanted to learn to draw, Dr. Betty Edwards' Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain 5-day intensive course is a proven technique for teaching drawing - particularly to those people who swear they could never be taught to draw! This course is taught in the UK by Anna Black, certified and licensed by Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Inc.
Anna teaches in the UK in central London (Little Venice), which are non-residential, and North Wales, near Bangor, (residential).
Amadeus Centre, 50 Shirland Road, Little Venice W9 2JA (Nearest tube: Maida Vale (Bakerloo line))
HOW MUCH? £515 including all drawing and learning materials in the Portfolio (£50 off with Early Bird discount, see specific dates)
Trigonos, Nantlle, North Wales (nearest train station is Bangor)
WHEN? Saturday 23rd July to Thursday 28th July 2016
This course is residential
HOW MUCH? £515 plus accommodation and full board
Early bird discount of £50 expires 28th February 2016
The Course Fee does not include accommodation or full board. There is an additional cost for this which varies depending on the room. (£415 for 5 nights full board for single ensuite to £345 for 5 nights full board single with shared facilities).
On every course you will be given a Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Portfolio with unique tools designed by Dr Betty Edwards and Brian Bomeisler. This contains all the materials you will need for the course plus learning materials including a dvd. You can find out more here
If you are interested in purchasing the portfolio separately or for courses in the United States with Brian Bomeisler or courses elsewhere in the world, please click here
If you would like to be among the first to hear about new course dates in the UK as soon as they are announced please contact me to be added to the mailing list.
What do people who have done the course already think?
You can also read some participant feedback and a more indepth account of one participant's experience here
Read what the media and other people have thought of Betty Edwards' Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain course here ( a new window will open)
WHEN NOTHING IS AS IMPORTANT AS SOMETHINGWhen we sit down to draw something most of us focus all our attention on the subject itself and we pay little attention to how the subject sits within the format ie. the paper. However, if we do the opposite and draw the space around the object many of the problems that arise in drawing are solved. Focusing on and drawing negative space means we get the positive shape/object for free. There are other benefits too:
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