Human Portrait drawing workshop with Jacob Gourley, Sat 15 June 2024, 10-4pm, £126

Discover the art of working with a live human portrait model, an experience that demands both skill and dedication.

Our portrait workshop provides a structured approach to mastering the principles of this subject, while allowing each student to develop their own unique style. Learn the secrets to achieving accurate proportions, orientation, and structure in the human head. We’ll guide you through the essential stages of rendering a portrait, focusing on proportional guidelines, light and shade effects, and the artistic challenges they present.

Experiment with various drawing mediums and unleash your creativity. Prior drawing experience is beneficial, but not limited to portraiture.

This workshop can be booked on its own or, for the ultimate learning experience, paired with our Human Portrait Painting workshop on Sunday, June 16th. Join our small, intimate group of maximum 10 participants and receive personalised guidance from teaching artist, Jacob Gourley. 

You will learn:
• how to effectively use different drawing mediums 
• how to create unique marks with each mediums
• master the stages of rendering and appreciate the importance of proportional guidelines
• how to work with the effects of light and shade

All materials, as well as lunch and refreshments, will be provided for you.

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