Inspired by the masters: Depicting the country house and garden
|Dates:||10 June 2019 - 14 June 2019|
|Time:||10:30 - 17:30|
|Location:||The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts|
|Tutor:||Dr Radu Leon|
This practical course draws on an extensive corpus of practice and critique of 18th-century representations of British country houses.
The course will first focus on elements of architectural perspective drawing. Then students will learn to enrich their drawings with atmospheric effects. The end result will be a drawing of a view of an 18th- century house in its natural surroundings.
Mediums used will be chalks and pastels as well as pen, ink and washes.
What should I bring?
All materials will be provided on this course.
Who is this course for?
All levels of ability and experience welcome.
What days do I attend?
Do you offer concessions?
Yes, we offer concessions for full time students and OAPs.
To receive a concession, please apply via our online form.
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Dr Radu Leon
Radu Leon earned a PhD in History of Arts in Venice, after having previously received an academic education in film and visual arts. He had training in TV Journalism from the BBC. His paintings and drawings were exhibited in London at the Royal Academy of Arts in the Private Views in favour of Marie Curie Cancer Care (2013-2017), at the Mall Galleries in the Pastel Society UK Annual Exhibition (2011), in the 'Venice in Peril' exhibitions at the W.H. Patterson Gallery (2012) and at The Osborne Studio Gallery (2015), and in the shows of the Société des Pastellistes de France (2013-2014).
Upcoming Courses with Dr Radu Leon
- Flowers in Pastels: Studies of 17th and 18th Century Masters Begins 7 May 2019
- Inspired by the Masters: 18th-century portraits in pastels Begins 20 May 2019
- Inspired by the Masters: the flower piece Begins 29 May 2019