This five-day portrait painting course will offer an opportunity for intensive study under the tuition of Des Haughton. This is a five-day intermediate course in painting portraits from observation in oils and it is designed for students with previous painting experience. The aim of this exciting Portrait course is to give students opportunity to focus exclusively on the challenges faced when painting a portrait. The course will cover a variety of techniques including how to construct a portrait, how to mix colours, how to see and understand “Tone” and to explore the important role tone (light) plays in creative volume. The final part of the course examines “expression” and the possibilities within portraiture.
It’s an intensive five days that offer a high level of tutor contact time with Des giving demonstrations, individual guidance, criticism and advice. The course aims to stimulate, refresh and advance your practice on an individual basis. Please be aware that on Friday the class will finish at 4.30pm.