Taking place every Thursday, from 7:30pm to 10:00pm at VAC Studio, receive professional guidance from an artist in portrait drawing and sketching. Suitable for those with experience in portrait drawing or even for beginners without any experience in sketching, this session will introduce plenty of sketching skills and techniques to you! With the actual model, practise portrait drawing and receive tips and guidance on your work. Take this opportunity to try portrait drawing and sketching if you have always wanted to put your skills to the test! And bring home your completed portrait drawing works.
(*What’s more, for those with watercolour painting experience, you may bring your own watercolour painting materials or we can also provide the materials for you)
7:15pm – 7:30 pm: Registration, preparation of materials (sketch paper, pencils, charcoal, erasers are provided)* Please reach by 7:30pm as the session begins at 7:30pm.
7:30pm – 10pm: Portrait Drawing session (short 3 minutes break every 15-20 minutes)
Through life observation of the model – capture various tones, shades, shadows, angles, and skin textures of the model with your own interpretation in this portrait drawing session. The session starts with a brief introduction of proportion and basic anatomy of the skull and facial features, followed by more refined methods of observation and sketching as well as guidance from a professional artist. For those who require more assistance, fret not, you will receive instruction and tips to improve your work, which would be really helpful if you are looking to upgrade your skills and techniques on portrait drawing!
All art materials for drawing will be provided including: sketch boards, easels, pencils (HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), charcoal, erasers. Refreshments of hot and cold water, tea bags, instant coffee and biscuits are complimentary.
22 October 2020, 7:30pm to 10:00pm.
Available dates in 2020: 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 3 Dec
Available dates in 2021: 14 Jan, 4 Mar, 25 Mar, 8 Apr
Course Fees: $60
*Course fees are NETT PRICED and include the hiring of life models for portraiture, sketching and all art materials. No refunds will be provided for no-shows, however replacements are allowed.