dot-art: Portrait Drawing

dot-art: Portrait Drawing
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dot-art: Portrait Drawing

Venue: dot-art Gallery
Dates: 04/10/2018
Times: 18:45 - 21:00

Learn the fundamentals of drawing characterful portraits in this 10 week course led by tutor Kathy Dereli.

***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660***

More info & booking available here

Tuesdays 6.45pm – 9pm starting 4th October 2018 (£160 for 10 sessions)


Starting from the basics, your tutor will provide exercises and tuition to help you improve your portrait drawing or help get you started. Suitable for beginners.

Weekly Lesson Plan

  1. Introduction to using your equipment, line and tone
  2. Structure of the head
  3. Character and Emotion
  4. Portrait from life
  5. Drawing the human body in portraiture
  6. Drawing Clothes and Accessories
  7. Portrait from life – standing pose
  8. Working on mid-tone paper
  9. Charcoal
  10. Portrait from life

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 also runs the new and adventurous Sketching in the Tunnels workshop.


Autumn Session 2018, Thursday evenings from 6.45 – 9pm

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th October

1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th November

6th December


dot-art Annex, 22 Queen Avenue, Castle Street, Liverpool. L2 4TZ


£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 pencils (H, HB, B as a starting point), A3 paper (cartridge paper or rag paper is best) a rubber, sharpener, charcoal, toned paper and black and white coloured pencils.

Some basic materials will be provided.

Alternatively, we have put together a suggested package of all the materials you will need for this course, in partnership with Cass Art. This basket has materials you will need with a 5% discount applied! View this basket HERE.


  • 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.

More info & booking available here