What is Life Drawing?

Male Life ModelLife drawing is studying and drawing the human body. It involves drawing the naked body and has been a fundamental part of teaching people how to draw for the past 800 years.

All the classic painters over the years have practiced their techniques by drawing men and women. Even animators who’ve brought you the best comics and animated films have all developed their craft by studying and drawing the nude figure.

There is nothing in all the world more beautiful or significant of the laws of the universe than the nude human body.

Robert Henri, American Artist at the turn of the 20th Century

Rose painted in Titanic

The most well known and popular representation of the concept of life drawing is the scene in the film Titanic, when Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) paints the beautiful Rose (Kate Winslet) on the doomed boat.    “Draw me like one of your French girls

Life Drawing Class

During a life drawing class looking at a nude figure in different poses helps the artist to understand balance, movement & proportion.

Many people see drawing as their form of mindfulness. We all have stressful lives, and we all should do things that take us away from the daily grind. Life drawing makes you focus completely on what you’re doing for a couple of hours. Although it can be frustrating at times, you do leave at the end with a considerable sense of satisfaction at what you’ve artistically created.

In my hen party life drawing sessions, you will learn the basics of drawing as well as the opportunity to admire and focus in on the details of the male nude.

Are you interested in life drawing? Click here at Hen Party Life Drawing to book your class today!