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Portrait painting for beginners

Take the mystery out of painting portraits.

Learn what makes a good portrait and study successful portrait painters. Learn how to draw a portrait in order to achieve a likeness. Create convincing skin tones and shadows with a limited palette.

Some key elements of the course include:

  • loosening up exercise
  • understanding the proportions of the face
  • plotting proportions on your drawing
  • colour mixing for skin tones using acrylic
  • painting techniques for portraits.

Suitable for anyone who is new to portraiture.

One day course.

Course days/datesCourse info
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
27 January 2018 and throughout the year
Place: Bryn House
Tutor: June Palmer
Code: 5041

What you will need

All materials provided. Learner to bring photo to work from and hand mirror. Bring a packed lunch.

You will take home your portrait in a frame.

Cost: £80

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