ADULTS SUMMER WORKSHOP - Paint the Portrait

ADULTS SUMMER WORKSHOP Week 1 - Paint the Portrait

A two-day Portraiture Course. Working from the posed model, with a talk & discussion on what makes a portrait come to life. Be inspired by examples from the history of art; From the ancient Fayum Portraits to Renaissance and 17th Century Masters such as Velázquez and Rembrandt. We will be analysing the compositions and techniques whilst looking to bring out the character and a sense of life in your painting of the sitter.

Tutor

Desmond Healy

Awarded the Gold Medal and Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.

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Term Dates

Autumn Term 2019 | 9 Sept - 8 Dec
Half Term | 21 - 27 Oct
Extended | 28-31 Oct
Christmas Workshops | 9 - 15 Dec
Extended | 16-19 Dec

Spring Term 2020 | 6 Jan - 5 April
Half Term | 17 - 23 Feb

Summer Term 2020 | 20 Apr - 19 Jul
Half Term
| 1-7 June

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Our Facilities

Operating over four floors, our building comprises open plan fine art studios, a sculpture and ceramics studio, life drawing room, printmaking, silk painting and jewellery making facilities, dedicated studio spaces for Foundation and Advanced Course students, the HSoA Gallery, Glass Gallery, and the HSoA Cafe with outdoor piazza.

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Buy Art

Set to become a major destination for art buyers, our online gallery will offer a unique collection of work to browse and buy. More details to follow. 

Term Dates

Autumn Term 2019 | 9 Sept - 8 Dec
Half Term | 21 - 27 Oct
Extended | 28-31 Oct
Christmas Workshops | 9 - 15 Dec
Extended | 16-19 Dec

Spring Term 2020 | 6 Jan - 5 April
Half Term | 17 - 23 Feb

Summer Term 2020 | 20 Apr - 19 Jul
Half Term
| 1-7 June

View Autumn Half-Term Workshops