This 5-day Portrait Course is one of our most popular.
After a brief review of the fundamental principles of drawing and painting students turn their attention to the life model. They will learn to apply the fundamental principles to the portrait, beginning in charcoal and moving to oil paints.
Sketch Club, Monday 4.15-6.15pm – an untutored session with a life model, it provides the perfect opportunity to put your new skills to the test.
Demonstration – Live painting and drawing demonstration. An opportunity to watch tutors work from the portrait model and ask questions as the process unfolds.
Join Ann Witheridge as she takes students out into the parks and open spaces of London to paint en plein air.
After a morning of sketching and a brief introduction to the exigencies of the genre, students learn the principles of direct painting and composition, helping them to capture a scene and the fleeting effects of light.