Portrait Painting: Beginners

Date Thursday 20 April 2023 until Thursday 01 June 2023
Time 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Price£90 | £85
TutorNatasha Barr

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Portrait Painting: Beginners


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Working from a life model you will learn the fundamentals of how to draw and paint the portrait. Emphasis will be on learning to see the structure and form and learn how to map out the face through scale, proportion and negative space. Through technique and practice, you will have the skills to better create loose and expressive portraits

This course is suited to beginners as well as improvers, and all mediums are welcome. Please bring your own preferred materials.


About the tutor

Natasha Barr is a visual freelance painter and educator who teaches at various art centres throughout Belfast and Donegal as well as online courses. She works in various mediums, such as oil, acrylic, watercolour & charcoal depicting landscape, still life and portrait scenes.

Originally from Donegal, Natasha moved to Belfast and completed her BA(Hons) degree at Belfast College of Art in 1995 – 1998. Since then, Natasha has trained under many acclaimed artists, mainly focusing on the old masters.

For more info: NatashaBarrFineArt.com


Age Range16+ years

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