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Life Drawing – GI 19 629

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2 April 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 2 April 2020

Tutor: Claire Harrison Fine Art BA (HONS)

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Date: 2 April 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Length of Course:
3 Thursdays
19 March 2020
02 April 2020
Cost for Course:
£69.30 - £79.65
£69.30 – £79.65
Reference Code:
GI 19 629
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


We apologise that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the session of the 28th March has had to be moved to the morning of the 28th May (9am - 12pm). Attendees who are unable or would prefer not to attend the alternative session are welcome to request a refund for the amount proportional to the hours they will be missing.


Students will learn how to capture the human form accurately. Claire will encourage students to loosen up by using wet media to draw people. This will include watercolour, charcoal, and water and inks. Students will learn how to use colour both creatively and tonally in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. This course is perfect both for those who love life drawing and for those who have never done it before.



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About the Speaker

Claire Harrison



Claire is a full-time international fine artist, and due to artistic commitments, only teaches courses at the Guildford Institute which is probably why they frequently oversubscribed.  Claire also has a few private students supporting them through their academic courses and mentors fellow artists.  Claire enjoys sharing her passion and extensive technical knowledge of drawing, painting and work of the Masters.  Claire has a unique teaching style where she concentrates on each individual developing their own style with confidence.

Claire is inspired by the natural world; from the flowers she grows to the tiny insects in her garden.  Claire creates large colourful oil paintings that are painstakingly created with a small detailed brush.  She can spend anything up to 2 years on a painting because she studies her subjects from life through drawing and photography in her sketchbook before finally embarking on the final painting using her research and imagination.  Claire’s much sought-after artworks are in both public and private collections in the UK, Canada and China.

Claire works and lives in the heart of the West Sussex countryside with her husband and neurotic rescue cat and has an interest in the environment, horticulture, literature, walking, dancing, yoga, meditation and archery.


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