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Portraiture - Drawing & Painting

Haliburton School of Art + Design

Enrol in Portraiture - Drawing & Painting

Course Code: ARTS1834

This course is suitable for all skill levels, but some previous painting experience is recommended.
Learn the underlying anatomical structures that make up the human face, head and neck before studying individual facial features in detail. Preliminary seeing exercises will be introduced to achieve likeness of character and keenly observe proportion. Basic drawing and painting techniques will be demonstrated and applied to depict the different lines, shapes and planes that form the head and face in various lighting scenarios. Composition, colour theory and mixing, and simple perspective will be addressed as they apply to portraiture. Male and female models will be studied for comparative analysis. Instruction will include daily demonstrations and ongoing feedback. The course is designed to impart a fundamental knowledge of portraiture and to build confidence, enabling you to continue to pursue this discipline.

Attend this course in person

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (9:00am - 4:30pm)

Section: 41

Material List and Important Details:

There will be a material fee of $2.00 payable to the instructor.