10-week Upper Intermediate Level online Portrait course with live tuition via zoom

(Prior experience in Portrait drawing and painting is necessary)

This is a brilliant interactive online course via Zoom for those who are eager to learn how to draw beautiful portraits in a virtual classroom environment and develop their artistic skills further. This is a great chance for everyone to observe professional artist’s demonstrations and work together with an artist; ask questions and socialise with like-minded people.  The course is suitable for the students with prior experience in Portrait drawing.

Over the 10-week course you will study the techniques and ideas of the famous traditional and contemporary Portrait artists which will inform your approaches to drawing  portraits. The course will offer you the opportunity to explore and experiment with various techniques and materials, such as pastels, colour pencils, fineliners  and mixed media. You will be encouraged to develop your own ideas and personal language in response to the model. You will study the art of caricature and learn to create portrait silhouettes. At the end of the course you will produce a final piece, a Portrait,  in your own creative style creative.

You will receive plenty of individual help being guided and inspired by a professional Artist and Tutor Raya Brown.  Small groups of learners and clear step-by-step instructions are guaranteed.   Visual resources and recordings of online classes will be provided.

During the course you will:

  • Study other artists’ Portraits and investigate a range of styles, approaches and techniques
  • Study Portrait composition in-depth
  • Find out how to create Portrait Silhouettes
  • Explore Art of Caricature
  • Further explore and experiment with graphite, chalk pastels, coloured pencils and mixed media techniques
  • Learn how to show various moods, feelings and emotions in your Portraits using expressive colours, tones, unusual angles and dramatic compositions.
  • Explore and create interesting backgrounds for your Portraits
  • Develop you own artistic style and use your ideas to create some expressive professional portraits


Cost: contact us for the price

Available on demand