This course offers an excellent opportunity for students to work extensively with an established artist focusing on different approaches to painting the figure. You will explore alternatives to figure painting working under the guidance and instruction of a guest artist/tutor in their unique method for painting the figure. This term, your tutor is Andrew James. He will show you how to approach the nude figure in order to makes an interesting painting as well as a closely observed one as well. A major aim will be to study the subject closely in order to better understand and thereby describe form. You will relate the model to their surroundings, looking at light, tone, colour values, composition as well as the various merits of different techniques and painting styles.