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Portrait Painting My Way: Workshop 4: Colour Theory

This isn’t so much a workshop as an information portal on colour. There have been millions of words written about colour theory, some fascinating and some bamboozling. I want to show you what I have found helpful so far in … Continue reading

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Portrait Drawing My Way: Workshop 3 – Smudge It!

Now we’re going to produce an expressive drawing using charcoal. I’ll share some of my charcoal portrait drawing tips – also bear in mind the proportions discussed earlier and how to hold your charcoal to keep loose. You’ll need at … Continue reading

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Portrait Drawing My Way: Workshop 2 – Let’s Hatch!

Drawing Facial Features During my initial, tentative efforts to draw the face, I consulted books and copied drawings from the books. While the books helped with general anatomy and portrait drawing tips, the best way to learn for me was … Continue reading

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Portrait Drawing My Way: Workshop 1 – Loosen up!

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw but been too embarrassed? Or tried to draw but felt that your drawings don’t look “right”? Do you think you can only draw stick figures? Well, this is where you belong! Join … Continue reading

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