Portraits for Improvers - Yateley Library - Saturday 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th June 2024

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Portraits for Improvers

Yateley Library

Saturday 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th June 2024

10.00am to 12.00pm

Build on your existing portrait drawing experience through practice in a supportive environment. We will continue to work on facial structure and likeness, and we will also start to explore using colour for skin tone, facial features and hair. We will be using acrylic paint.

  • Use charcoal to represent three-dimensionality in a portrait using subtractive shading
  • Mix skin tones, hair colour and colour of facial features using acrylic paint
  • Be more confident and relaxed in your portraiture work through continued exercises and practice using paint and colour

Who is this course for: This course is for learners with some experience of drawing pencil portraits who would like to start to explore colour and paint in a supportive environment

Previous knowledge or experience: Learners may have taken ‘Portraits for Beginners’ course, or they may have previous experience drawing portraits. If unsure, please email the tutor kristin.rawcliffe@gmail.com for advice

How will I learn: You will learn from watching the tutor demonstrate techniques then having a go yourself

How will I be assessed: You will receive encouragement and constructive feedback throughout the sessions

What shall I bring: Charcoal, putty rubber, paper, a drawing board (optional), small desk easel (optional) For later sessions you will need acrylic paint, canvas boards and brushes. A full materials list will be provided a week prior the course. Please contact the tutor if you require the list sooner (kristin.rawcliffe@gmail.com)

Next steps: Further art courses, or join a local art group

If a learner decides to withdraw from a course before a course begins, the following charges should be made:

  • 5 working days or more before course starts a full refund will be issued
  • No refunds will normally be made if a learner withdraws from a course less than 4 working days before the start of the course

    Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

    You will be contacted by a member of the learning in Libraries team prior to the course. We are unable to process your booking without a phone number.

    Please note that due to circumstances outside of our control we may need to move this course online. Please give consent to your image appearing on our virtual learning environment Zoom.

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