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Life Drawing with Jenny Halstead


5 July 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Reading Museum
Blagrave Street Reading RG1 1QH United Kingdom + Google Map
Head and shoulders of a nude figure in various shades of pink and purple

A rare opportunity to work with a life model in the splendid space of the Sir John Madejski Art Gallery in Reading Museum, surrounded and inspired by the figurative exhibition Rubens to Sickert: The Study of Drawing.

We will be exploring form, structure and body movement as well as the relationship between figure and space. Workshops will be led by local artist Jenny Halstead.

Spaces are limited. Please book here

Please bring a variety of dry materials (for example):

  • pencil
  • charcoal
  • conte, sepia, water-soluble pens or pencils
  • pastel, soft or oil
  • aqua-brush filled with water for washes or small amount of water and brush.
  • paper – white and half-tone
  • easel – if you have one
  • drawing board
  • cloth for the floor.

No ink, acrylic or oil can be used in the gallery.

*Please be aware this workshop involves nude modelling with a female model*