Self Portraits – Linework & Detail

Self Portraits – Linework & Detail

CONTINUOUS LINE | TONAL PORTRAIT | FACE FEATURES

 

In this series we will explore a range of drawing techniques and experiment with the depiction of ourselves. You’ll need either a mirror or a selfie to work from. We will look at the basic proportions of the face and develop your observational skills to create a series of self-portraits. These sessions will explore a range of exercises and techniques suitable for all levels with participants supported in a friendly and supportive online environment.

 

Monday 21st February – 6:30pm – 7:30pm UK Time

Continuous Line – Grip & Line Weight

In this session you’ll explore a fun and relaxed approach to self-portraiture. Your teacher will guide you step-by-step in how to create a continuous line drawing, as well as experimenting with blind drawing to really hone your observational skills.

 

Monday 28th February – 6:30pm – 7:30pm UK Time

Tonal Portrait – Shadows & Reduction

This week you’ll learn about mark making techniques and the creation of tone. You’ll draw along with your teacher and observe where light and shadow meet.  You will be introduced to the concept of the reduction method, using your eraser to create the highlights you observe in your facial features.

 

Monday 7th March – 6:30pm – 7:30pm UK Time

Facial Features – Eye, Lips & Hair

This class is a step-by-step guide to drawing your facial features in detail. You’ll

learn how to portray realistic looking eyes, lips and hair. You’ll be introduced to previously

explored techniques and encouraged to build up depth in your drawing.

 

You will need:

  • Mirror or phone selfie (or photograph) of yourself to work from
  • Paper
  • Pencil (varying grades if you have them. Eg. HB and 4B. Though not essential)
  • Biro
  • Eraser
  • Blue tack, masking tape or Post-Its
  • Kitchen towel or tissue

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Self Portraits – Linework & Detail

Self Portraits – Linework & Detail

CONTINUOUS LINE | TONAL PORTRAIT | FACE FEATURES

 

In this series we will explore a range of drawing techniques and experiment with the depiction of ourselves. You’ll need either a mirror or a selfie to work from. We will look at the basic proportions of the face and develop your observational skills to create a series of self-portraits. These sessions will explore a range of exercises and techniques suitable for all levels with participants supported in a friendly and supportive online environment.

 

Monday 21st February – 6:30pm – 7:30pm UK Time

Continuous Line – Grip & Line Weight

In this session you’ll explore a fun and relaxed approach to self-portraiture. Your teacher will guide you step-by-step in how to create a continuous line drawing, as well as experimenting with blind drawing to really hone your observational skills.

 

Monday 28th February – 6:30pm – 7:30pm UK Time

Tonal Portrait – Shadows & Reduction

This week you’ll learn about mark making techniques and the creation of tone. You’ll draw along with your teacher and observe where light and shadow meet.  You will be introduced to the concept of the reduction method, using your eraser to create the highlights you observe in your facial features.

 

Monday 7th March – 6:30pm – 7:30pm UK Time

Facial Features – Eye, Lips & Hair

This class is a step-by-step guide to drawing your facial features in detail. You’ll

learn how to portray realistic looking eyes, lips and hair. You’ll be introduced to previously

explored techniques and encouraged to build up depth in your drawing.

 

You will need:

  • Mirror or phone selfie (or photograph) of yourself to work from
  • Paper
  • Pencil (varying grades if you have them. Eg. HB and 4B. Though not essential)
  • Biro
  • Eraser
  • Blue tack, masking tape or Post-Its
  • Kitchen towel or tissue

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Self Portraits – Linework & Detail

Self Portraits – Linework & Detail

CONTINUOUS LINE | TONAL PORTRAIT | FACE FEATURES

 

In this series we will explore a range of drawing techniques and experiment with the depiction of ourselves. You’ll need either a mirror or a selfie to work from. We will look at the basic proportions of the face and develop your observational skills to create a series of self-portraits. These sessions will explore a range of exercises and techniques suitable for all levels with participants supported in a friendly and supportive online environment.

 

Monday 21st February – 6:30pm – 7:30pm UK Time

Continuous Line – Grip & Line Weight

In this session you’ll explore a fun and relaxed approach to self-portraiture. Your teacher will guide you step-by-step in how to create a continuous line drawing, as well as experimenting with blind drawing to really hone your observational skills.

 

Monday 28th February – 6:30pm – 7:30pm UK Time

Tonal Portrait – Shadows & Reduction

This week you’ll learn about mark making techniques and the creation of tone. You’ll draw along with your teacher and observe where light and shadow meet.  You will be introduced to the concept of the reduction method, using your eraser to create the highlights you observe in your facial features.

 

Monday 7th March – 6:30pm – 7:30pm UK Time

Facial Features – Eye, Lips & Hair

This class is a step-by-step guide to drawing your facial features in detail. You’ll

learn how to portray realistic looking eyes, lips and hair. You’ll be introduced to previously

explored techniques and encouraged to build up depth in your drawing.

 

You will need:

  • Mirror or phone selfie (or photograph) of yourself to work from
  • Paper
  • Pencil (varying grades if you have them. Eg. HB and 4B. Though not essential)
  • Biro
  • Eraser
  • Blue tack, masking tape or Post-Its
  • Kitchen towel or tissue

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Women’s Portraits – Inspired by Tamara de Lempicka

Women’s Portraits – Inspired by Tamara de Lempicka

 

Join us in learning to draw women’s portraits inspired by Polish painter, Tamara de Lempicka, best known for her sleek Art Deco paintings. A controversial figure, de Lempicka was unapologetic about the way she lived her life as a bisexual woman, expressing themes of desire in much of her work. She painted the rich and famous during the golden age of the 20’s and 30’s and remains one of the periods most famed artists.

This session is suitable for all levels. You’ll learn to position the features of the face and use shadow to create depth in your work. Taking inspiration form de Lempicka, your teacher will support you in drawing a portrait of a woman in an Art Deco style.

 

Tuesday 15th February | 13:00 – 14:00 UK time

 

You will need:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser

 

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