Still Life Drawing Classes at Handel’s Court Gallery.

A new term of Still Life drawing classes began this week at Handel Court Gallery in Chester city centre.

The classes run every other Tuesday evening, 6.30 – 8.30 pm, with the next class on 30th September.

As Jilly tells us;

“We are a friendly art group “Secret Art Society” and work in different pencil, charcoal, pastels, conte.  It doesn’t matter if you are a total beginner you will have the opportunity to try different materials and learn drawing skills.

A still life is a painting or drawing featuring an arrangement of inanimate, everyday objects, whether natural objects (flowers, food, wine, etc.) or manufactured items (books, bottles, crockery, etc.). Traditionally, some of the objects in a still life were likely to have selected for their symbolic meaning, but this symbolism eludes most modern-day visitors. Cut flowers or a piece of decaying fruit, for instance, symbolism mortality. Buta still life painting doesn’t have to have symbolism.”

All equipment and materials provided, tea, coffee, biscuits.

This is a class for all levels, beginners welcome. 

£10.00 per session.

Address: Handels Court, Northgate St, Chester CH1 2HT

Phone:01244 313700

To reserve a place email Jilly at jillshires@googlemail.com

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