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Neocartouche Arts

Drawing courses with Karen Goonewardene: sharing skills, techniques and enthusiasm

A charcoal drawing of a man half seated, half reclining, with his right arm perched on his knee

Mindful Life Drawing

A monthly full-day workshop combining mindful and creative drawing exercises, techniques practice and short and long life-drawing poses.

  • Fun drawing exercises help you to focus your mind, let go, and relax into your day.

  •  Practice techniques that form the building blocks of drawing the human form.

  • Short poses to warm into the life-drawing session.
  • One or two longer poses for more sustained drawing practice.
  • Guidance, feedback and equipment provided

Third Saturday of the month

 10.30am to 4.30pm

Next session 19th February 

Book here
A charcoal drawing of a woman seated and leaning on her right arm with one leg folded under another

"I really enjoyed the course and appreciated your instruction and gentle encouragement. It has really enabled me to feel able to get going with my own style of drawing. Thanks again for being a great teacher."



". . . I would recommend Karen to give lessons any day, thank-you."



"Very well organised course . . . impressive instruction . . . every detail was preciously thought out and all objects and equipment provided with meticulous care. Karen is an excellent teacher."



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