Learn how to paint a self portrait in acrylic paint. You will have all your materials provided and receive expert tuition and guidance throughout the class.
Self Portrait Class
開始日 10月25日
£200

This informal portrait painting course is 4 x 3 hour sessions to start on a Monday in the artist's garden studio. You will learn how to draw  and paint your portrait accurately, adding character and context. Materials are all included, but you will need a photo or a mirror to work from.

This portrait painting course is for either individuals or pairs (at £200 each). The aim of this course is to have a finished portrait painting, having gained some techniques of portraiture which will build confidence to experiment and develop as artists in the future.

Week 1

Introduction: mediums, methods and techniques. Guidance on composition. content and sketching.

Your portrait sketch will be ready to transfer to a canvas.

Week 2

Stage 1 Painting: setting up a portrait palette, mixing colours, underpainting. 

 

You will be ready to lay the foundations of your portrait.

Week 3

Stage 2 Painting:  concentrating on facial features, using layering to build up structure, shadows and light.

 

Your portrait will be ready for those finishing touches.

Week 4

Finishing the Painting: adjusting the features, adding final details, evaluation and reflection.

You will reflect on what you achieved and how to progress.