Before the invention of photography painted or drawn portraits were the only way of recording a person’s likeness.
Likeness however is not restricted to just visual appearance – a good portrait can be said to ‘capture’ something of the personality of the sitter, and therein lies the beauty and the challenge of drawing portraits.
-Using graphite pencils
-Constructing the face and head
-Charcoal and chalk
-Drawing the head from unusual angles
-Drawing realistic eyes
-Focus on the features
-Pulling all techniques together
Minimum number of students is three. If required number is not reached, class will be pushed back. Students already signed up will be informed.
Course fees are to be paid in full on the first day of the course by cash or cheque (cheque made payable to Harriet Brittaine). There are no refunds for non-attendance.