This five day portrait course will offer an opportunity for intensive study under the tuition of Sam Dalby. The course will allow students the freedom to work from two models, both a male and female. Starting with preliminary drawing in line on day one and and moving onto a tonal preliminary drawing on day two. The focus will then be on producing oil sketches on the third day then on the final two days it is all about completing a finished painting of the chosen model. Under Sam’s guidance, you will learn how to complete a portrait from a ‘cold’ start in the life drawing room, through the imaginative and practical stages of construction, to the final execution . This exciting course is an intensive five days that offers a high level of tutor contact time.