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Cardiff Life Drawing

Welcome to Cardiff Life Drawing

Cardiff Life Drawing classes are run by Turnip Starfish. Advanced taught life drawing classes in Cardiff. An academic figure drawing lecture and drawing class for those that want to push their drawing skills to the next level.

This taught life drawing class will start with a half hour lecture on drawing structure and anatomy by respected drawing lecturer Nick Price. Nick is a specialist in drawing for animation and has taught numerous young people that have gone on to work as illustrators and animators in the Creative Industries including Disney, Aardman Animations, Tiger Aspect and Ubisoft Entertainment to name but a few.

In this class you will be drawing a naked model. You will do a mixture of quick, mid length and long drawing posses. There will be a mixture of basic drawing materials and paper available, though you are encouraged to bring your own materials.

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Next Session

You can book either a morning session an afternoon session, or all day session at the SHOP.

Who is this class for?
•    Level 3 and A level art students
•    University students that plan to enter the Creative Industries
•    Professional artists and animators
•    Adult art enthusiasts

Teacher biog:
Director of animation at Turnip Starfish Nick Price has been a guest speaker and lecturer at numerous colleges and universities across the UK. He has also taught drawing and animation at several animation companies across Wales.

Quotes:
These workshops successfully exhibit the ability to engage, communicate, educate and inspire young people.
Peter Hodges, Head of Division, Faculty of Creative Industries, University of South Wales.

Once again your drawing lesson was a huge success and its effect on the students learning was quite clear. 
Ian Burgum. Course leader. L3 BTEC Art & Design Extended Diploma. Coleg y Cymoedd

Life Drawing is a must! Nick was super brilliant.
Katherine Keeble-Buckle. Lecturer in Art & Design. Cardiff and Vale College

The feedback that we had from the students was fantastic. They also commented on the teaching and said that they enjoyed your energetic approach to working. The work that they have produced will not only be valuable for the portfolio but for improving their drawing skills.
Jessica Roberts. Lecturer in Art & Design. Coleg y Cymoedd

Click one of the dates below to book onto a class.

See what other people said about our workshops on our What You Said page.

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Life Drawing in July & August

Hi all

Our dates for July and August and now live in the shop. We hope you can join us.

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Published: 2018-06-13

Film & Comic Con Cardiff is back

We are supper exciting to be at Film and Comic Con Cardiff again this year!

"Film & Comic Con Cardiff is back at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on the Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th May 2018. Once again, as with our previous Film & Comic Cons in Cardiff, we hope to bring some more of your favourite stars from TV, Film and Comics as well as a whole host of fun activities including photo shoots with the stars, panels, autograph sessions, Retro Video Gaming, Cosplay Masquerade and hundreds of stalls full of TV and Film Memorabilia for you to browse."

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Published: 2018-05-10

June Workshops are live!

All the workshops are now live in the shop

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Published: 2018-05-10

Life Drawing April and May Classes live!

The date of the 5th of May is now live on the website. SHOP

The planned on going date will be the 2nd June and the 7th July.

Published: 2018-03-19

New Show Reel 2018

New year and about time we had a NEW SHOWREEL!

We know it has been a long time, but finally we created a new showreel. We hope you enjoy.

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Published: 2018-01-12

Unique Christmas Gifts!

Our january dates are live! and they make amazing unique gifts.

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Published: 2017-11-30

Film and Comic Con Cardiff is nearly here!

We are supper exciting to be at Film and Comic Con Cardiff again this year!

Remember to visit us and say hello on September the 23rd and 24th in Cardiff Motor Point Arena

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Published: 2017-09-01

New Academic Year! New Workshop!

Hi everyone! After an awesome summer full of workshops we are all excited about the new terms workshops!

We have Manga Drawing Workshops and Digital Painting Workshops for all our amazing young artists - MORE

and for everyone else we have the Life Drawing class and lecture plus the Digital Painting for the 16+ Adult group - MORE

Published: 2017-09-01

Award Nomination!

We are delighted to have been nominated for the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Arts and Culture Award’ at the Youth Engagement and Participation Celebration Event 2017 by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council. Well done team Turnip!

Published: 2017-06-16

NEW Adult Life Drawing Classes!

You have been asking for a while, so now we have launched our new 16+ Adult drawing classes.

This taught life drawing class will start with a half hour lecture on drawing structure and anatomy by respected drawing lecturer Nick Price.

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Published: 2017-03-29