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Sophie Newnham

Live online classPortraiture and Interpreting the Self
5(1 reviews)
Learn how to draw portraits. I'll guide you step by step on everything from how to draw a self portrait to learning from the portrait greats.

15 Students

£20 pp

1.5 hour class

Beginner

Next available date:30th May 2020

Teacher

Sophie Newnham

About this class

Come and join my virtual portrait workshops and take this time of self-isolation to hone a new skill from the comfort of your own home. Every Saturday between 12-1.30pm, we’ll be learning the art of the portrait.

Over the weeks I will guide the class step by step on how to draw a portrait, from looking at ourselves direct from the screen to learning how to draw one another and how to learn from the portrait greats.

Previous classes have included: How to draw the features and proportions of the face; How to draw emotion and…

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What you will learn
  • How to draw facial features
  • The proportions of the face, face shapes
  • How to make your portrait more 3D
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What you will need
  • a few pieces of drawing paper
  • a couple of pencils, (Hs and Bs) and a rubber
  • colouring materials incl skin tones (pens/pencils)
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5(1 reviews)
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Sabina - April 26th
Sophie is a wonderful teacher. I am a professional digital-media illustrator with a well-established workflow. I did not expect to progress quickly and enjoy different media and style. In just a few sessions, Sophie encouraged me to see things in a different light, and I gained confidence in drawing portraits in natural media and playing with technique and form. Communication was smooth in the virtual classroom, and I felt comfortable following guidance, plus enjoyed our friendly chat that brightened my morning. She is attentive and responsive to the student's learning requirements. Both hobbyists and professionals will enjoy Sophie's course.
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Sophie is a self-taught botanical artist, who over the last 12 years has focussed on her large scale oil paintings, highlighting the beauty and intricacy of nature. Recently awarded a Fellowship of the Society of Botanical Artists, her work has sold worldwide, through galleries, fairs and private commissions. Portraiture has become another strong element of her work with the self-portrait being the foundation. Through a series of self portraits she has uncovered an honesty and openness in her style. Having made it onto the reserved list for Sky Portrait Artist of the Year, she has been motivated to
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14
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Sat 30 May 2020, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Sat 6 Jun 2020, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Sat 13 Jun 2020, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Sabina - April 26th
Sophie is a wonderful teacher. I am a professional digital-media illustrator with a well-established workflow. I did not expect to progress quickly and enjoy different media and style. In just a few sessions, Sophie encouraged me to see things in a different light, and I gained confidence in drawing portraits in natural media and playing with technique and form. Communication was smooth in the virtual classroom, and I felt comfortable following guidance, plus enjoyed our friendly chat that brightened my morning. She is attentive and responsive to the student's learning requirements. Both hobbyists and professionals will enjoy Sophie's course.