Portraiture


  • Portrait Drawing and Painting

    What will I learn?

    This course aims to offer learners skills in portraiture painting and drawing when using different media of learner’s choice. Learners will observe tutor’s demonstrations, participate in class discussions and work under one-to-one guidance. They will experiment with different media used in portraiture painting and drawing. The emphasis is on enjoying working from a life model when learning how to depict the likeness and mix flesh colours.

    Is this course for me?

    It is for learners who are new to portraiture and those who wish to improve their skills. Learners will obtain basic knowledge of anatomy of the human skull and how to depict the likeness of the portrayed in different media when working from the life model. This class welcomes complete beginners as well as Learners with a range of different experience and knowledge.

    Venue:Amersham Adult Learning Centre, Amersham School Campus, (off Lincoln Park), Stanley Hill, Amersham, HP7 9HH

    From:Mon, 18th Sep 2017
    To:Mon, 4th Dec 2017
    Time:9:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Price:£409 (fee inc model)Book now (click)
     


  • Portraits in Oils

    Russian Peasant GirlCourse Description: Working from life sitters, copying masters and painting from photographs, the structure of this Portraits in Oils course consists of short lectures, individual demos by the tutor as well as whole class workshops. The course can be taken as a 10-week course or a block of three 10-week courses. There is a logical progression of studies from one term to another. There will be a male or a female model on five sessions out of the ten. The first model will sit on the first three sessions of the term and another model on the last two sessions. The models will have the same outfit and hairdo (for female models) for all sessions to enable the student to complete their painting.

    Venue:artsmart Studio, Marlborough House, 45 Wycombe End, Beaconsfield, HP9 1LZ

    From:Wed, 20th Sep 2017
    To:Wed, 4th Jul 2018
    Time:5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Price:£ 177Book now (click)
     


  • Drawing Tonal Portraits – from photographs

    Portrait of an Old ManThrough helpful demonstrations on technique and lots of one-to-one guidance, you will learn how to draw a tonal portrait from a photograph by studying the main principals of anatomical proportions, composition and how to achieve the likeness of the subject.

    Venue:artsmart Studio, Marlborough House, 45 Wycombe End, Beaconsfield, HP9 1LZ

    Date:Sat, 4th Nov 2017      10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Price:£ 75 – includes lunch Book now (click)
     


  • Painting Portraits with a Palette Knife

    photo 2Explore exciting ways to implement palette knife techniques when painting portraits. During this “hands on” workshop you will learn how to depict features of the human face with application of colours in either oils or acrylic. Demonstration and guidance from a professional artist make this course suitable for all artistic ability levels.
     
    Time: Friday 18.00 – 19.30 Saturday 10.00 – 18.00 Sunday 9.30 – 15.30

    Venue:artsmart Studio, Marlborough House, 45 Wycombe End, Beaconsfield, HP9 1LZ

    From:Fri, 18th May 2018
    To:Sun, 20th May 2018
    Price:£149 – includes lunch
    Early Bird Discount applies
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