If you’ve ever struggled with drawing the human body, join award-winning medical illustrator Merlin Strangeway, as she demystifies the core structural elements of human anatomy through the medium of drawing.
This hands-on session will provide a practical guide on illustrating the body’s proportion, form, weight, gravity, gesture and feelings of expression.
Merlin will provide inside tips from the medical art industry, using a number of anatomical models, specimens and a variety of reference materials to support the session.
No prior drawing experience needed – just a curious mind! No need to bring anything – all materials provided by House of Illustration.
Please note: this masterclass is for those aged 18+ only.
About the tutor:
Merlin Strangeway is an award-winning medical illustrator, scribe and educator and the Director of Drawn to Medicine. Her artwork strives to build bridges in the field of healthcare between clinicians, patients and their families.
Having trained as a professional medical artist through the Medical Artists’ Education Trust and Royal College of Surgeons, Merlin’s practice maps both the physical and the psychological elements of the self. She has worked with a wide range of international clients visualising mental health through the medium of illustration and is currently Medical Illustrator in Residence at Bart’s Pathology Museum in London.
Feedback from Merlin's previous courses:
"Merlin was a fantastic tutor and managed to fit in a load of content without it feeling rushed. Thanks!"
"The tutor was fantastic – very focused, helpful, engaging and enthusiastic."
"Merlin you were a fantastic tutor; clear, inspiring and supportive. I found the course a great fit for what I was hoping to achieve and am quietly confident I’ll be making time for the pleasures of illustration in weekly living from hereon-in. Thank you."
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