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3 Day The Figure in Oil I Line Quality

with Yuval Yosifov Tuesday 2nd - Thursday 4th July 10am - 4pm

  • Starts 2 Jul
  • 340 British pounds
  • Great King Street

Available spots

Service Description

This course is suitable for intermediate students and those who have used oil paint before, especially those who have painted from the nude model. A discount of £40 per course applies if both courses are taken, totalling £80 discount (please contact the school) You will focus on various aspects of oil painting, encompassing essential elements such as precise drawing involving measurements and line quality. We will explore the narrative aspects of tonal stories, tonal priorities, colour harmony, and the role of edges in transforming the art of painting. Examples spanning from art history to contemporary works will be studied. And There will be a demo from the instructor. Day 1: On the first day, our emphasis will be on measurements, covering several techniques. The initial three hours will be dedicated to drawing with charcoal, followed by the transition to working with oil paint. Day 2: The second day will kick off with oil painting, accompanied by discussions on tonal stories and edges. Day 3: Our focus on the third day will centre on colour harmony and the refinement of edge quality. Yuval Yosifov is a contemporary figurative and observational painter, renowned for her figure oil paintings. Based in Tel Aviv, she both practices and teaches art. Her focus lies in mastering the principles of drawing from life, diversity of edges, tones, and harmony of colours. Yuval received training at the "Jerusalem Studio School" under the guidance of Yedidya Hershberg, Deborah Sebaoun, and Israel Hershberg. She has showcased her work internationally, including exhibitions in Europe and the US. Notably, she participated in the Royal Society of British Artists' annual exhibition at the Mall Galleries and secured the second prize at the Hampstead Society, awarded by Michael Harding. Her art has graced venues such as the Figure Ground Gallery in Seattle and the Lyme Academy Exhibition. Recently, she held her inaugural solo exhibition, "Tonal Stories," at the Rothschild Gallery. We are absolutely delighted she is coming to give The Edinburgh Drawing School not one but two workshops this summer school, where students are welcome to participate in one or both of her figure painting workshops materials list: please request from The Edinburgh Drawing School

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

We will provide a 50% refund if you give written advance notice up to 30 days before the course start date. 0% refund 30 days before a course starts. Please note there is an administration fee of £5 payable in respect of such refunds to cover payment processing fees. You will need to inform a member of administration staff in writing by emailing EDS at Additionally, if you withdraw for any reason after the course has started you will not be entitled to a refund. We are a small business and we depend on every booking to ensure that classes can go ahead. If a student is unable to attend a class due to illness, then EDS must be informed immediately so that the tutor can be notified. If you are missing a class because you suspect that you have developed Covid-19, please let us know immediately so that we can alert fellow student and tutors. Non-attendance of classes/workshops does not automatically mean a refund, however EDS will assess the circumstances with fair and reasonable consideration.

Contact Details

  • 13A Great King Street, Edinburgh, UK

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