Inspired by the masters: Depicting the country house and garden

Subject: Painting, Drawing
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
Full price
£ 385

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?

Monday - Friday

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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What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

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Tutor biography

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).

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