Portrait Painting for Beginners with Peter Keegan


Duration: 2 days, 10am-4pm

Price: £160

Run by: The Courtyard Art Studio

Contact: Peter and Kimberley Keegan

01296 733200

The Courtyard, Claydon Estate
Middle Claydon
Buckinghamshire
MK18 2EX

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About the Course

This course is designed for those looking to try their hand at portraiture in oils for the first time or those who have no experience in oils or painting before.

Over the two days, popular tutor Peter Keegan, will demonstrate and guide you through his structured approach to creating a portrait that includes many essential elements including how to start a portrait, mixing flesh tones, capturing facial details and ultimately creating a good likeness. Working from excellent photographic images, with an opportunity to bring your own images to work from, this course will give you plenty of one-to-one instruction from Peter as well as informal group critiques and discussions helping further your knowledge and enjoyment of portraiture.
During this course you can expect to complete at least 1 finished portrait.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Please bring a selection of paint brushes in a good range of sizes from 0 - 12, suitable for oil painting. Soft sable or watercolour brushes will not be suitable.

Portrait images will be provided for this course.

All other tools and materials are provided but artists are welcome to bring their own preferred materials if they wish.

Tea, coffee and biscuits are included and available throughout the day. Lunch is not included so participants will need to bring a packed lunch - a fridge and microwave are available for food to be stored and heated.



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Course Start Dates

Monday 12th March 2018
Saturday 14th July 2018
Monday 1st October 2018

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