Drawing Myths; Allegory and Narrative in the National Gallery.
For this day-workshop held in London’s National Gallery London Drawing Group will be delving in to the long and illustrious relationship between Mythology and Art. With a focus on tales from the Greek Myths, we will be leading a guided drawing tour of the gallery introducing you to some of the most famous works it holds, as well as some of its lesser known works, and exploring the myths that inspired them. Through talks on both paintings and the myths behind them, be prepared to see many paintings in a new light, and to explore the idea of Narrative through drawing. Expect art history knowledge and drawing exercises that aim to help even total beginners engage with the amazing resources that are London's museums and galleries.
NATIONAL GALLERY March 2nd
London Drawing Group’s ‘Drawing Tours’ are a fantastic new series of workshops designed to help both professional artists and complete beginners experience the joys of the London galleries and museums in a new way.
Through our subject-specific guided tours you will draw from the surprising histories and personal stories behind well-known works housed in London’s most iconic buildings, and through the expertise and guidance of our tutors, experience the paintings in a totally different light.
**Please remember to bring a sketchbook and pencils etc or a drawing board and sheets of loose paper if you prefer. Meet outside the Sainsbury Wing Entrance at 10:45am. There will be a break for lunch 1-2pm and the session will finish at 5pm**