Courses & Workshops

*NEW* Drawing and Painting Portraits

The Hurst Leisure Centre
5 Week Courses
Wednesdays, 7.00 - 9.00pm
Starting: 15th January 2020
and 4th March 2020

The Hurst Leisure Centre
Brimpton Road
RG26 5NL
About the Course
This course will cover the main elements involved in portrait painting, sketching from observation, basic anatomy and proportions, mixing skin tones. All abilities are welcome from complete beginners to those looking for tips on how to improve their portrait paintings.

The course will start by focusing on drawing and then students will have the option to move onto using the colour media of their choice. This will be discussed with the tutor at the first lesson. The course will include demonstrations and individual guidance with lots of practical exercises.

Previous knowledge/experience:
Suitable for all including beginners.

For the first session you will need to buy/bring:
Graphite pencils; 2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B
A4 Drawing Paper or Sketchbook
Eraser / Putty rubber
Pencil Sharpener
Photo references (optional)
If you have a table easel you may find it more comfortable than working flat.
At the first lesson the Tutor will discuss and advise on materials and tools you may need as the course progresses.

Progression opportunities from this course are:
This Course leads into the following term or more advanced art courses.

If you are interested please call The Hurst on 0118 981 1611 or email to reserve a place.

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