Hope Street Ltd: Portrait Drawing

Hope Street Ltd: Portrait Drawing
Hope Street Ltd: Portrait Drawing

Venue: dot-art Gallery
Dates: 08/05/2018
Times: 18:45 - 21:00

Portrait Drawing
by dot-art


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***

Tuesdays 6.45pm – 9pm starting 8th May 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. Materials and introduction to line drawing
2. Tonal drawing
3. Anatomy and structure
4. The face from different angles
5. Portrait from life
6. Character
7. Lighting and shading (planes of the face)
8. Focus on the features
9. Long portrait 1 from life – blocking in
10. Long portrait 2 from life – rendering in tone

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.


Spring Session 2018, Tuesday evenings from 6.45 – 9pm

8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th May

5th, 12th, 26th June (NO SESSION on 19th June)

3rd, 10th, 17th July


Hope Street Ltd, 76-78 Lord Street, Liverpool, L1 1TL


£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 and sharpener. 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 everything 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.

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.

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