Portrait Drawing Course
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Are you passionate about drawing
and ready to become a master of portrait art?

Unleash Your Portrait Artistry

Welcome to our 5-week course, "Introduction to the Portrait." With the expert guidance of a professional artist, you'll embark on a journey to gradually develop and refine your artistic skills.

This course offers a fresh and engaging approach to learning, taking you from the fundamentals to advanced tips and techniques. Whether you're a beginner or already have some experience, this course is designed to unlock your creative potential and bring your portrait artistry to new heights.

In this comprehensive course, you will dive deep into the classical proportions of a face and explore the intricate details that bring portraits to life. From capturing the expressive eyes to rendering the delicate nuances of the nose, ears, and mouth shapes, you'll learn a range of specialized drawing techniques.

Drawing portraits - process
Master the Art of Portait

Master the Art of Portrait

Throughout the program, you'll work extensively with graphic materials, allowing you to explore a variety of techniques and develop your artistic prowess.

In this comprehensive course, you will learn:
  • Effective planning and sketching techniques to create portraits with impact.
  • Precise methods for determining proportions, ensuring accuracy and realism in your artwork.
  • The art of shaping and defining facial features, capturing the unique essence of each subject.
  • And much more...

Expert Guidance
from a Renowned Artist

Joining our drawing courses means learning from an accomplished professional instructor who spent years developing their craft and has a strong reputation in the art community

Our instructor, a graduate of a prestigious art academy and an artist with international exhibition experience, brings unparalleled expertise to the classroom.

With their guidance, you'll benefit from their extensive knowledge, refined techniques, and a deep passion for artistic expression.

Anastasia K - artist

Course Details

The portrait drawing course spans five engaging days, each focusing on a specific theme to enhance your artistic skills. By the end of the program, you will have honed your skills and created a diverse portfolio of drawings that showcase your progress and artistic growth.

Course Structure*

Day 1

February 15, 2024
19:00-21:00
Proportions
In this inaugural lesson, we will learn head proportions: the precise placement of facial features and the art of crafting the entire head's volume.

Day 2

February 22, 2024
19:00-21:00
Eyes
We dive into the intricacies of eyes. Refine your sketches from the first lesson, honing the construction of eyes, perhaps using photographs for added precision.

Day 3

February 29, 2024
19:00-21:00
Nose
In this lesson, the focus shifts to noses. Dive deeper into drawing techniques, mastering the art of rendering this facial feature with precision and accuracy.

Day 4

March 7, 2024
19:00-21:00
Mouth
We delve into drawing the mouth. We will discover techniques for accurately portraying this expressive element and conveying nuanced emotions.

Day 5

March 14, 2023
19:00-21:00
Ear
In the last lesson, we will work on the ear and hair to complete the portrait. Finally, you will have a finished portrait and several sketches of parts of the face.

*If some of days don't work for you, you can arrange alternative class dates with the instructor. We have some extra options.
For those who missed the opportunity to enroll in our upcoming course, follow the schedule where you can find other dates.

Materials and Community Support

Our portrait drawing course includes a wide range of materials such as ink, pastel, pencil, charcoal, watercolor, and markers. You'll have everything you need to explore your creativity and express your artistic vision. Best of all, all these materials are provided and included in the course price, so you can focus on honing your skills without any additional costs.

Join our portrait drawing course and become part of a supportive artistic community. Benefit from the guidance of a professional artist with strong local art connections. Stay connected and receive online support through our dedicated WhatsApp group. Your creative journey is never alone!

Price Information

The price for the whole course is €200. We believe in providing exceptional value for your investment, ensuring that you receive top-quality instruction and support throughout your artistic journey.

Your course fee covers all necessary materials, so you won't have to worry about additional expenses. We provide a wide range of art supplies and resources to enhance your learning experience.
Snacks and drinks are included, creating a relaxed and nourishing atmosphere where you can fuel your creativity while engaging in artistic exploration.
You can choose to pay via IBAN transfer, cash, or utilize the convenience of Tikkie, our secure payment link.
Secure your spot by making your payment no later than one day before the course begins. This allows us to prepare the necessary materials and create a welcoming environment for all participants.
In the event that you need to cancel your enrollment, we offer a full refund if you notify us at least seven days before the course starts. We want to ensure your satisfaction and provide a stress-free experience.

Location

Lijnbaan 129-131, 3012 EN Rotterdam, Netherlands

The studio is conveniently located in the heart of Rotterdam, just 15 minutes away on foot from Rotterdam Centraal and 5 minutes from the Beurs metro station. For those who prefer to drive, parking is available at a rate of €1.50 per 30 minutes.

Our studio is not only equipped with spacious and well-lit workspaces, but it also offers a captivating view of the city center, adding an extra touch of inspiration to your artistic experience. Drawing in such an inspiring setting will ignite your creativity and encourage you to explore new artistic horizons.

Anastasia K - Artist's studio in Rotterdam

Questions and answers

Q: Is previous experience required to join the course?
A: Not at all! Our course caters to both beginners and advanced hobbyists, ensuring that everyone can achieve their artistic goals.
Q: What is the age requirement for the course?
A: The course is generally open to participants aged 16 and above. If you require an exception to this rule, please contact us, and we will strive to find a suitable solution for you.
Q: Which languages are used during the course?
A: The instructor speaks Dutch, English, Italian, and Russian. While general information will be provided in English, personal guidance can be provided in the language you feel most comfortable with.
Q: What if I don't have enough time to attend all the classes?
A: Don't worry! You can arrange alternative class dates with the instructor. Additionally, you can continue working on your art at home and receive online guidance and advice from the instructor.
Q: What if I feel uncomfortable in a group setting?
A: Rest assured, our classes maintain a friendly atmosphere where everyone is equally respected. There is no competition among students, allowing you to establish and maintain your personal boundaries comfortably.
Q: Can I apply the skills learned in a professional setting?
A: Absolutely! Our course teaches you how to draw like professional artists, equipping you with skills that can be valuable for designing, sketching, and professional painting.
Q: What if my portraits don't look realistic and don't meet my expectations?
A: Rest assured, in our portrait drawing course, you'll receive comprehensive step-by-step guidance, accompanied by ample demonstrations and examples, ensuring you have the support and resources needed to conquer any concerns about proportions, accuracy, and facial features.
Q: What if I can't meet the expected level of achievement?
A: There is no pressure from the instructor to meet specific expectations. The goal is to improve your skills from your current level, and that progress is certain to be achieved. Focus on personal growth rather than meeting predetermined benchmarks.

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Discover the joy of drawing portraits and nurture your artistic talents.
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