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Portrait Drawing – Beginners & Improvers – UFPNAA04

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“The reason some portraits don't look true to life is that some people make no effort to resemble their pictures.” ― Salvador Dalí
Start Date Thu 22 Apr 2021
Weeks 6
Time 16:00 - 18:30
CampusAireville Campus
Fee £112


This course is designed to develop drawing skills using the portrait as the focus for observation. Working with pencil and mixed media the course will explore drawing to proportion and expressionist methods.

Equipment Info

All materials and equipment are provided by College and included in the course fees.


  • Develop Skills Using Traditional Drawing Media Including Lead Pencil & Willow Charcoal
  • Introduce Working With Pastels & Other Mixed Media
  • Develop Use Of Tonal & Shading Techniques
  • Develop Skills With Proportion & Scale
  • Experiment With Expressive Ways Of Making Images
  • Review Artists’ Portraiture Work


Figure Drawing