Life Drawing with Sarah Beare


This course will run twice, please choose either:

Wednesday evenings 6.30 - 8.30pm from 15th January to 12th February.

Thursday mornings 10am - 12pm from 16th January to 13th February.


Lesson 1 - Introduction

  • Drawing is a highly personal interpretation of visual material. Can you see individual style?

  • Questioning how fast you can process information.


Lesson 2 - Working with line

  • Approach the subject using only straight line then only curves.

  • Experiment with different qualities of line: bold, light, decisive, hesitant, thick, thin etc...


Lesson 3 - Working with light and dark

  • Break a figure down into just highlights and shadow on a mid-tone paper.


Lesson 4 -  Composition and Scale

  • Practice working to different scales considering the surface as a frame.

  • Consider composition using various exercises including collage and view finders.


Lesson 5 - Measurement and Construction

  • Improve accuracy and proportions by measuring with pencil/kebab stick.

  • Learn to use vertical and horizontal construction lines and the importance of negative space.

Tutor: Sarah Beare

Life Drawing with Sarah Beare

Choose your dates
  • Please be sure to take note of the date and time of the class that you have booked.  The Anteros Arts Foundation cannot be responsible for classes that are missed by accident.

    To help us to provide an exceptional service and to keep students and staff safe while on site, please also complete and return a booking form.  This can be downloaded from our classes page or can be requested by emailing

    Return your booking form via email to, by post or drop into reception at Anterous Foundation, 11-15 Fye Bridge Street, Norwich NR3 1LJ.

Anteros Arts Foundation, Open Tuesday to Saturday, 9am-5pm

11-15 Fye Bridge Street, Norwich NR3 1LJ

Ph: 01603 766 129 I Charity #1135692 I Email:


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