Raw Umber Studios: Introduction to Portrait Painting

Wed, 14/08/2019 - Fri, 16/08/2019
This three day workshop is ideal for beginner and intermediate painters who would like to gain experience in painting the portrait from life in oil paint. No experience is necessary – there is a maximum of 8 participants and the tutor will customise the course according to your individual needs.
In this workshop you will create a life-size head and shoulders colour portrait.
You will learn:
  • How to create a portrait from start to finish
  • The importance of gesture and anatomy in portraiture
  • How to create an underdrawing / raw umber wipe-out
  • The principals of colour mixing
  • How to create a colour study
  • The importance and principals of drawing, values, edges and colour
  • Which brushes, paints and mediums to use, when

This course is taught by Lizet Dingemans.

See the following link for more details and to book your place:


Event location: 
Raw Umber Studios at Hamilton House
80 Stokes Croft
Bristol BS1 3QY
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