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Charcoal portrait course (at Black Barns in Liverton)

Portrait by student

Duration: 8 weeks

Price: £162

Book with: Leslie Stroz
at Leslie Stroz Art

Gorse Blossom Farm
Staplehill Road
TQ12 6FU

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About the Course

Unlock your potential! Whether you are a beginner, amateur, or an artist looking to learn new techniques, if you commit to trying your best you will leave with a charcoal portrait that will amaze you and everyone you know. No tricks or shortcuts— just learning how to see objects in a different way and translate that onto paper.

Working from a combination of drawing from life and photos, you will be led through the anatomy and techniques that will enable you to produce beautiful charcoal portraits. Bring your own photo to use as inspiration or choose from one provided.

Class time: Mondays 10am - 1pm. This is an 8 week course, please contact me for a full schedule of the dates on which the course runs.

Materials: Supply list will be provided upon registration.

Age: Suitable for over 16

This class is taught at Black Barns Studio in Liverton, Devon
Black Barns, Gorse Blossom Farm, Staplehill Road, Liverton, Devon TQ12 6FU


Student Testimonials:

“Professor Stroz is not only what I call an artistic “miracle-worker,” she is also an incredibly gifted artist herself, as well as a supportive instructor and friend.” -Emily

“The transformation of a student’s work after the completion of one of Professor Stroz’s classes is truly remarkable to observe. Upon leaving, students are rewarded by a great awareness of their own accomplishment, and the knowledge and skill to continue to grow.” -Hannah

“As a student, I am especially impressed by Leslie’s ability to convey information to her students in a way that is both thorough and easy to understand.” -Jessica

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Suitable for all abilities