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T3 2024 Portrait Drawing

This is an One Off Opportunity with Orshi to learn Portrait Drawing!

  • Started 17 July
  • 250 Australian dollars
  • Darwin Languages Centre. 1 Nemarluk Drive, Ludmilla NT 0820

Course Outline

Course Outline PORTRAIT DRAWING Unlock the artistry of portrait drawing with this beginner-friendly course. Maybe you're an aspiring artist or maybe want to create a heartfelt gift, our experienced tutor will guide you through the process. Drawing a human face can be very challenging, but fear not! You’ll learn how to capture life and likeness by working from photographs, understanding facial proportions, exploring various shading techniques, and avoiding common pitfalls that can make a portrait appear dull. Join us on this creative journey and elevate your skills in the timeless art of portraiture. Each week there will be: tutor demonstrations, visual presentations, reference books, photos printed and online. Feel free to bring your chosen portrait photographs! Our exercises cater to different skill levels, allowing beginners to build confidence and experienced artists to refine their techniques. Throughout the course, we’ll explore traditional drawing methods using graphite and charcoal, but you can also experiment with your chosen material. Students should bring their own A3 visual diary suitable for graphite and charcoal sketches and may like to bring their own pencils, charcoal pencils and sticks, sharpener and putty rubber (artist eraser), especially if they do not wish to share the class materials available. Pencils should include various softness between B and 8B. Maximum numbers: 8 Suitable for: All levels Duration: 5 weeks About the Tutor: Orshi Joni is based in Sydney and travels for work to various parts of Australia. She has 3 years of experience in teaching art to adults previously in Scotland. Her main subjects are life portraits and cartoons that she has been practicing artist over 14 years. She can be contacted through email: or mobile phone on 0402332607 if you would like to talk to her about the course. For a seniors discount of 10% use coupon code SENIOR at check out - ID will be checked at class register.


Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS Please choose carefully as course fees will not be refunded to participants who are unable to attend the course due to changes in personal circumstances or work commitments. Course fees will not be refunded once confirmation and/or commencement of the course has occurred. ​In the event of a serious illness, you may request to transfer to the following term. A full refund of course fees will be paid if the advertised course does not proceed. Participants will be advised if a class does not have the minimum number of students to commence.

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