Make. North Docks: Portrait Drawing by dot-art

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    Make. North Docks: Portrait Drawing by dot-art

    Venue: Make Liverpool
    Dates: 07/02/19
    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***

    Thursdays 6.45pm – 9pm starting 7th February 2019 (£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.


    Winter Session 2019, Thursday evenings from 6.45 – 9pm

    7th, 14th, 21st, 28th February,

    7th, 14th, 21st, 28th March,

    4th, 11th April


    Make. North Docks, Unit 1, 34 Regent St, Liverpool L3 7BN


    £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.

    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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