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Life Drawing

Price:$ 500.00

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Days Times & Studios

StudioDayStart DateNo of WeeksStart TimeEnd TimeTutorPriceNotes
HornsbyMonday18 Jul 202281:00 pm4:00 pmPeter Mackie$5003hrs x 8wks Includes Fees for Live Model
HornsbyWednesday20 Jul 202287:00 pm9:00 pmPeter Mackie$4002hrs x 8wks Includes Fees for Live Model

In this art course you will develop skills in drawing the human figure, learn about realistic depiction of human anatomy and experince life drawing sessions where you draw from a live model in multiple poses. 

Week by week you will be given additional material to assist the development of your skills outside of the studio.

Selected Works by the Tutor

Technical Skills Development

This course will provide instruction in the technical skills to enable you to;

  • draw or paint the human form using historical and contemporary contexts
  • develop, refine and implement ideas about the use of the human form in your own work
  • produce a body of creative work based on the human form
  • produce observational drawings that show well-developed technique via
  • accurate use of perspective
  • effective depiction of light, shade and space, and
  • select appropriate media and tools to suit the needs of a particular drawing project

Artistic Knowledge Development

During the course the tutor will cover the following topics 

  • techniques used to represent or reflect the human form
  • human physiology and anatomy relevant to figure drawing
  • sources for more information and ideas
  • techniques used in observational drawing
  • work health and safety considerations
  • how tools, media and techniques can be used to achieve particular effects in drawing
  • aspects of historical and contemporary observational drawing.


This course provides technical skills aligned to the following Units of Competency:

CUAACD505 Work with the human form in creative practice

CUAACD502 - Create observational drawings