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Portraits by touch

5(4 reviews)
Learn to draw a self portrait using your sense of touch
6 Students
£15 pp
1hr 30min
Beginner
About this class

In this class you will learn about the proportions and the structure of the head. I will then lead you through a number of short drawing exercises exploring creative ways to draw self-portraits.

The focus of the class is to explore the shapes of your head using touch rather than visual observation. This helps us to break portraits down into abstract shapes which in fact is really useful for improving figurative drawings too.

Our aim, as always, is to use drawing exercises to get into a flow state of mind and boost happiness.

This class is 1.5 hours…

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What you will learn
  • New ways of drawing faces
  • Using drawing to practice mindfulness
What you will need
  • Something to draw on
  • Something to draw with

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5(4 reviews)
Melanie - February 8th
The class was wonderful, and so original. Alice is a brilliant teacher and creates such a playful, relaxed atmosphere. I would absolutely recommend Portraits by touch!
Rachel - January 25th
Such a wonderful class! Alice is so warm, attuned and easy to learn from and explore with, I recommend her to anyone. Looking forward to more classes with her!
James - May 27th
Loved the class. Alice creates a really pleasant atmosphere to work in and I came away feeling really refreshed and my mental well-being benefitted from it
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There's Only Make is a collective of artists offering creative courses for everyone to find their flow.

We help people identify and savour the things that bring them joy. Our courses incorporate the tenets of Flow Theory, using creative tasks to experience a state of absorption, where time simultaneously flies by and stands still.

All children dance, sing and draw. Yet, at some point, many of us stopped doing these things. Perhaps we were once told that we couldn’t draw, or that we didn’t sing in tune. Perhaps we have internalised the belief that it is frivolous…

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Reviews

Melanie - February 8th
The class was wonderful, and so original. Alice is a brilliant teacher and creates such a playful, relaxed atmosphere. I would absolutely recommend Portraits by touch!
Rachel - January 25th
Such a wonderful class! Alice is so warm, attuned and easy to learn from and explore with, I recommend her to anyone. Looking forward to more classes with her!
James - May 27th
Loved the class. Alice creates a really pleasant atmosphere to work in and I came away feeling really refreshed and my mental well-being benefitted from it
Emma - May 16th
Hadn't realised how shapely and shady a face is! Really enjoyed getting better acquainted with the contours of my face while sketching and learning some portrait skills. Alice is a really friendly and kind teacher!