Portrait painting in a day
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Keeley Street
Course Code: VM910
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
This intensive day course is designed for those who would like to try out painting a portrait, which may lead to a greater interest in this fascinating genre.
What will we cover?
The course focuses on the use of paint and covers: how to use an easel, how to lay out your palette, how to colour mix, brushwork and structure.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Use basic structure to compose a portrait from life
Use tonal contrasts for volume and form
Lay out and make use of a limited palette
Make use of basic colour mixing for skin tones.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is intended for beginners and for those with some drawing experience who would like to try a portrait.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Tutor will give presentations, practical demonstrations, group discussion and individual support.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
All basic materials included.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Painting Portraits: 2 session pose
Saturday Portraiture Studio
Portraits 1 and 2.