Introduction to Drawing and Painting Portraits


This fun and challenging one day workshop teaches you the fundamental skills in drawing and painting a portrait from a photo. Experienced and qualified art tutor and professional artist Ochre Lawson will guide you in learning new skills, demonstrations and looking at master portrait artists throughout history.

You will learn:

  • Skills in observing the features of a head and face
  • How to draw basic proportions of a head and face
  • How to create volume in a portrait painting
  • How to render tone and mix a palette using acrylics or oils
  • About different portrait master artists