Drawing From Life

Ended - Tuesday 13 September 2022

James Razko earned his Master of Fine Arts degree at the New York Academy of Art in 2015. During his time at the Academy, he received the Academy Scholarship, the New Jersey Heart of a Hero Scholarship, was awarded a summer residency in Moscow, Russia, and was one of six nominated for the Chubb Fellowship. His work is published in the acclaimed book, The Figure. In 2018, Razko received a grant from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation.


Date: 4 and 11 September , Time: 2 - 4 pm

Date: 6 and 13 September , Time: 5 - 7 pm


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Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba


AED 1,000.00 (+VAT)

Please note that fees are non-refundable.

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Learn the basics of realistic drawing in this course with James Razko! Suitable for beginners, this 4-session course will introduce techniques that help capture realism in drawing through practice and demonstration.

Participants will explore a range of drawing methods, from hands-free intuitive drawing to the precise envelope method. Learning about light, form, volume, shading, and facial proportions, each participant will receive guided instructions as well as a chance to engage in group critiques with the other participants. The course will begin with quick drawings using photographs as references, then move to precise still-life. By the end of the course, each participant will create a self-portrait drawn from a photograph.

This workshop is suitable for beginner participants with no prior experience.

Opening Hours

Tashkeel Alserkal
Gallery, Unit 26, FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 10am – 7pm, Fri 9am–12pm
(closed Saturdays & public holidays).

Makerspace, Unit 89, Alserkal Avenue
Sat-Thu 10am – 7pm
(closed Fridays & public holidays).

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba
Nad Al Sheba 1
Temporarily closed for renovation

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