Times: 18:45 - 21:00
Learn the fundamentals of painting characterful portraits in this 10 week course led by tutor Kathy Dereli.
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***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660***
Tuesday evenings, 6.45pm – 9pm starting 8th October 2019 (£160 for 10 sessions)
Starting from the basics, your tutor will provide exercises and tuition to help you improve your portrait painting or help get you started. Suitable for beginners, or for more experienced portrait sketchers looking to try with a paint. The lessons will be led using oil paints, but if you prefer acrylic paint you’re welcome to bring them along.
Weekly Lesson Plan:
1. Starting in monochrome
2. Line drawing and transfer
3. The form of the head
4. The head from different angles
5 . Working from life in monochrome
6. Four colour palette
7. Colour theory and portraiture
8. Extended palette
9 . Long painting from life week 1
10 . Long painting from life week 2
Tutor: Kathy Dereli
Kathy is trained in traditional techniques in drawing and sculpture which she uses to create well-crafted artworks with a modern sensibility. She has lead classes and demonstrations in both disciplines for several years. Kathy has also run Portrait Drawing for many years as well as Sketching in the Tunnels.
Autumn Session 2019, Tuesday evenings from 6.45 – 9pm
8, 15, 22, 29 October
5, 12, 19, 26 November
3, 10 December
Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX
Situated in the centre of Liverpool, just behind Church Street, down Church Alley and in front of Liverpool ONE. You can enter the building via the front courtyard off School Lane, or through the garden at the back off College Lane. Nearest train station- Liverpool Central.
Cost£160 for the 10 week course (full course must be booked in advance)
It is possible to split this cost into two payments of £80, please call 0345 017 6660 for more details.
Please bring a selection of oil paints in at least 37ml tubes (oils are preferable as the tutor will be teaching using oils, but acrylics are welcome too), pencils (H, HB, B as a starting point), A3 paper pad (cartridge paper or rag paper is best), stretched canvas or canvas boards for longer painting sessions, a rubber, sharpener.
You will receive a list of essential materials 2-3 weeks before the course, if you want this list earlier please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
There are a maximum of 15 places available on the course, so early booking is essential.To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.
Cancellations / Refunds
Once you have made your course booking your are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.
Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.
If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.