Intermediate/Advanced Portraits

Basic Information

Portrait – drawing and painting

You will start with observing sketches and studies made by great artists, understanding their way of analyzing, drawing and painting. The students will make a lot of feature sketches in order to understand the construction of the head and face from various angles. For the advanced students, the sketches will be followed by one study of a chosen subject agreed together with the teacher. Examples from art history will be presented. The drawings (sketches, studies or interpretations) will be made using copies of artist’s sketches and photos as well as a life model. The variety of shapes and volumes will also be observed from anthropology studies.

The techniques will be decided according to the student’s skills.

Human body – drawing and painting

The approach to human body representation will be starting with observing drawings made by great artists, understanding their way of analyzing and drawing. The students will make a lot of sketches of features. You will focus on body construction from various angles, observe and draw the human body construction, proportions and expression on static and dynamic positions. For the advanced students the sketches will be followed by one study of a chosen subject agreed together with the teacher.

Examples from art history will be discussed. The drawings (sketches, studies or interpretations) will be made using copies of artist’s sketches and photos, as well as a life model. The variety of shapes and volumes will be also observed from anthropology studies. 

The student has a choice of what techniques to work with.

Course Details

Teacher Ana Tolvai
Day / Time Wednesday(6.30-9.30pm)
Course Session Wednesday:3 Hours
Duration 8 Weeks
Members Fee 1150
Non-Members Fee 25% Extra
Material Fee NA

Material Required

Any drawing pencils, paper and a drawing board. The rest may be discussed with the teacher.

Terms and Conditions

1. Pre-registration required for all classes and payments to be made in advance.
2. Students must attend classes they have registered and paid for.
3. Makeup classes provided and refunds issued only if art center cancels any lessons.

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