Portraiture Made Easier

The human face offers endless variation and portraiture is an immensely rewarding painting and drawing experience.

However, portraiture is often avoided by many artists, being seen as too difficult. George will help you connect with the creative right brain to take a different approach.

Learn portraiture principles and techniques through hands-on exercises and demonstrations, then work on a portrait piece of your choice. You’ll start in black and white, then apply colour and tone. Break up time on your portrait piece with fun sketch works of your classmates.

George will provide a balance of instruction, demonstration, and individual help to guide you from the first loose ‘rough-in’ to a finished painting


Course Info

No prior experience required

To be supplied by participant

Canvas boards or stretched canvas – A3 and A4 size.

Drawing pencils ranging from HB to 6B and/or charcoal.

Some black or coloured marking pens.

Pad of standard drawing paper.

Some sheets of black pastel paper.

Your preferred painting medium – either acrylic or watercolour.

Photos of your favourite portraits.

Desktop easel if preferred or backing board.

George Partos
Course Tutor

George Partos

George Partos commenced his artistic journey twelve years ago. Discovering the movement around working with the creative right side of the brain, his teaching technique has helped free many artists from stress around particular mediums, to create in the present moment.

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