Portrait life drawing with artist guidance is our signature workshop for those who enjoy the practise of drawing from life! Experience portrait drawing with life observation from a portrait model, and quickly capture the prominent facial features of a person, find light, shadow, middle tones and learn with tips and guidance from our art instructor during the session.
On selected Thursdays, 7:30pm to 10:00pm at VAC Studio, attend this Portrait life drawing workshop and receive professional guidance from an artist. This workshop is one session and is suitable for anybody with an interest in life portrait drawing and sketching. This is great for even beginners with no previous experience, just to have a go and experience of rendering a portrait with a life view of a model. Those with experience in portrait drawing, painting or drawing may find this workshop helpful and may come regularly to hone the practise of Portrait drawing and sketching. You may feel free to explore on your own with your own style of drawing as well, and ask the teacher any questions on your work! By the end of the session, you’ll have completed your own Portrait drawing work and acquire an understanding of portraiture through practise and experience. Portrait life drawing is especially helpful to those who want to learn or begin their portrait oil painting practise.
So join us in this workshop! 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.
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.
15 April 2021, 7:30pm to 10:00pm.
Available dates in 2021: 13 May, 27 May, 10 June, 24 June
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.