Portrait Drawing Course

Learn to draw beautiful portraits at this London course!


City Academy
City Academy
4.6 (20)
Instagram followers8k

3 x 2.5 hours Class size 1 to 20     label £125

Ever been interested in drawing portraits? Well now's your chance to pick up those pencils and learn drawing skills with this three-week art course that will introduce you to studying and recreating human faces.
During each drawing class, you will learn about the human skelton, muscle mass and anatomy from a talented teacher guiding your course. Explore pencil, charcoal and paper and get plenty of hands-on experience with proportion, shading, expression and facial characteristics.
All skill levels are welcome to take part, you just need an interest in drawing portraits! Art supplies will be provided along with top tips and friendly feedback to build your confidence and technique.
In this drawing course, you will:
  • Receive an introduction to human facial proportions and anatomy.
  • Learn how to capture expressions and facial characteristics.
  • Understand skeletal and muscular anatomy.
  • Get an intro to the idea of light and shade. Learning how to depict shading on the human face.
  • Cover how perspective and foreshortening are drawn in a portrait.
You will leave this course with plenty of new skills which you can keep developing at home, plus a few portraits made by you to inspire you.
Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly.
 
What you'll get
All materials you need to make your own artwork to take home.
 
What to bring
No need to bring anything with you, just yourself and your creativity!
 
Session repeats

This class series runs over 3 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.

Location

Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JB (varies by date; click the date selector to see details)

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City Academy
City Academy

4.6 (20)
Instagram followers8k

Explore your creativity with City Academy. Whatever skill you're looking to learn from photography to drawing or writing, you can learn it with us and find a creative outlet you love. Have fun, build confidence and create a community of like-minded creatives. You'll learn from top industry experts from London's leading academy in creative and performing arts.

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