Language

Drawing Dance and Movement - Short Course at NTU

Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG14BU

Check availability for Drawing Dance and Movement - Short Course at NTU (opens in a new window)

Close window

Call direct on:

Tel01158482813

Add Drawing Dance and Movement - Short Course at NTU to your Itinerary

Drawings of Body Movements

About

31 August - 2 September 2022 | Duration - 10 am - 4 pm, three days
Nottingham Trent University
Course Fee - £285


Course Description

This course is a lively exploration of the anatomy of the body - its proportions, silhouettes and movement through dance.

It's an ideal way to explore contemporary approaches to life drawing that express energy and movement.

It's open to beginners looking for a new challenge as well as those already familiar with life drawing who are looking to try a fresh approach.

Whilst there is a wealth of life drawing classes out there, very few use a constantly moving figure to develop contemporary approaches to drawing.

Through direct observation you'll explore the different ways to express movement, angles and the energy of dance, developing a range of responses and a series of accomplished drawings.
 

On this course, you will:

 - Complete quick practical drawing tasks

 - Take into account proportion, form and composition

 - Explore contemporary ideas to mark-making and drawing techniques

 - Develop an individual style

 - Experiment with a variety of different mediums

 - Receive one-to-one feedback and group critiques.


What will I gain?

You’ll leave this course with an increased confidence in drawing and an improved understanding of the body in motion.

You’ll have a deeper understanding of key drawing concepts and a greater awareness of your own individual creativity.


Level: Open to all

Entry requirement: Beginners as well as those with some drawing experience are welcome.


Where you'll learn: You will be based in the Waverley Building, a beautifully restored, listed building with real design heritage in the School of Art and Design on the City Campus.

You will work in the Dame Laura Knight studio: a large, airy life drawing space that is well-equipped with easels, lighting rigs and space to develop your ideas and create exciting work.

You’ll also have access to our library to use outside of your short course; whilst you can’t reserve or take away books, you are welcome to use them as a resource for research and referencing.


Tutor profiles: 

Helen Gentle has over fifteen years teaching experience within art education, and has an creative background rooted within art and design, with an undergraduate degree in 3D Design and an Masters in printmaking.

She has a passion for drawing in every aspect; teaching drawing within the design process, developing drawing as a means of visual language, and as an artistic form of expression.

Helen currently teaches on the undergraduate courses at Nottingham Trent University, specialising in life drawing and mark making.

Hayley Meaden is a lecturer in the School of Art and Design at Nottingham Trent University.

Hayley also runs creative workshops with people of various ages, as she undertakes a variety of creative projects and exhibitions through her creative studio, Freeformity.

 

Book Tickets

Opening Times

Sorry, this event has passed

Map & Directions

Follow Us

What's Nearby

  1. Bonington Gallery

    Founded in 1969, Bonington Gallery has been at the forefront of Nottingham’s rich and…

    0.1 miles away
  2. Cave Escape

    Cave Escape is the newest addition to Nottingham's amazing escape room scene. Based…

    0.16 miles away
  3. Axed Nottingham

    Axed Nottingham have brought next level urban axe throwing to the City centre! 

    0.17 miles away
  1. MeetspaceVR

    Use the promotional code VISITNOTTS24 for 15% off your online booking.

    0.18 miles away
  2. Funstation

    Fun Station is a vibrant family entertainment centre at The Cornerhouse, full of…

    0.17 miles away
  3. Logiclock

    Logiclock is an entertaining puzzle-based live escape game, designed for small groups of…

    0.2 miles away
  4. Victoria Centre Emett Clock


    The Victoria Centre clock has stood proud in the shopping centre since it was created…

    0.2 miles away
  5. The Lost City Adventure Golf

    Start your epic adventure at The Lost City Adventure Golf in The Cornerhouse!

    0.22 miles away
  6. Nottingham’s Medieval Town Wall

    Only one part of Nottingham’s original medieval town wall can be seen in it’s original…

    0.3 miles away
  7. Nottingham Cathedral

    Nottingham Cathedral (the Cathedral Church of St Barnabas) was designed and built under…

    0.31 miles away
  8. Nottingham Arboretum

    A historic, beautifully maintained park that is home to an important collection of over…

    0.31 miles away
  9. The Left Lion

    Beloved by locals as a famous ‘meeting place’, Nottingham’s Left Lion is one of two stone…

    0.31 miles away
  10. Bromley House Library

    Bromley House Library, founded 1816, is a flourishing independent lending library…

    0.33 miles away
  11. Nottingham Market Wall

    A historic wall which divided Nottingham’s Old Market Square for 700 years has been…

    0.32 miles away
  12. Old Market Square


    A focal point for residents and visitors, Old Market Square is where friends meet,…

    0.32 miles away
  13. Go Quest Adventures

    Go Quest Adventures is turning the streets of Nottingham into an Adventure Playground! …

    0.32 miles away
Previous Next
Street Art

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Join Our Mailing List
Events | Top Attractions | Special Offers | Competitions
Follow What’s On Nottingham on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

or sign up to our newsletters for the latest updates from across the city and county.

No, thanks