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'Drawing and painting portraits'
David Bannister
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Monday 27th July to Saturday 1st August

David will introduce you to basic techniques in drawing with line and tone and with painting in acrylic paint to achieve likeness and expressive portraits. Using pencil, charcoal and paper you will look at proportion, shading, expression and capturing facial characteristics. You will also learn about human anatomy, and understand more about drawing and mark making. Finally, taking your skills and understanding from drawing to painting in acrylics, you will learn how to mix colour and experiment with applying acrylic paints and mediums using a variety of methods and techniques. Beginners and more advanced artists are welcome.
A 'to bring' list will be provided by the tutor and there will be a materials cost of £5 for some items provided by the tutor. An easel is required for this course.
portraits DAVID BANNISTER is an artist with many years' experience in art and design. Graduating from Camberwell School of Art in the late 1980's, David has worked as a scenic artist, graphic designer and illustrator. He has a passion for drawing and for visual commentary. Most recently he has concentrated his efforts on portraits of world leaders, politicians and persons in the public arena. His work is illustrated also in his landscape and imaginative portfolio.


Course Cost for 6 days £ 282
Non Refundable Deposit £ 60.