Portraiture Drawing Studio - Sydney Short Courses

Portraiture Drawing Studio

What you'll learn

Learn to draw and sketch with our drawing short courses in Sydney!

Come and join this portraiture drawing studio class to learn and practice how to draw the human face from life with its endless variation and possibilities.

Each session a new life model will be in class so that you can continue to practise your portraiture drawing skills and expression through a variety of media and techniques.

You will receive teaching and support from a practising artist, working with a professional life model to develop your drawing skills and better understand how to represent the human face in your artwork.

With each new studio session, you will build on your drawing skills, train your eye to record quickly and efficiently what you see and practice how to draw your expression and personal view of the subject.

This portraiture drawing studio is designed for all levels, but some drawing experience will be an advantage.

Join our portraiture drawing studio, a place to continue learning and practising your drawing skills in a friendly environment among other artists.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this portraiture drawing class, you should have:

  • practised and developed your drawing techniques
  • gained a better understanding of observation and life-drawing skills
  • learned how to achieve a 3D effect with light and shadows
  • learned how to draw hands to add more power to your portrait
  • drawn a lifelike portrait

What will you practice in a portraiture studio session?

  • Geometric equivalents of the head, neck and shoulders
  • Cranial masses and their influences on the appearance of the head and face
  • Monochromatic colour and colour temperature
  • Light and shadows to create 3D forms
  • Characteristics of the features and how to observe them in all faces
  • Adding more power in a portrait by drawing hands interacting with the head and face and more

Who is this portraiture drawing course for?

This course is designed for beginners as well as students with some drawing experience who would like to draw realistic portraits.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

If driving, there is no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian access is opposite Prince Street.

What to bring to class

Option 1: Purchase a full materials kit at enrolment checkout. This will be supplied in class.

Option 2: Uncheck the materials kit at enrolment checkout and bring your own - consult our Portraiture Drawing Materials List.

Additional information

  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair should be tied back

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Anne Kwasner has enjoyed teaching young people, adults and adults with disabilities at a community level for over 15 years. She works in a variety of mediums, from drawing, painting and...

Elinor Pickard is a practising artist and a painter with drawing at the centre of her practice. She has a BA Visual Arts and Grad Dip from Sydney College of the Arts. Elinor also went on to...

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Portraiture Drawing Studio

<p>Learn to draw and sketch with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/drawing">drawing short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>Come and join this portraiture drawing studio

...
$99 Limited inc GST / $0 / $79.20 / $89.10
Materials kit can be purchased at checkout - or uncheck it to bring your own.
Portraiture Drawing Studio

<p>Learn to draw and sketch with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/drawing">drawing short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>Come and join this portraiture drawing studio

...
$99 Limited inc GST / $0 / $79.20 / $89.10
Materials kit can be purchased at checkout - or uncheck it to bring your own.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Portraiture Drawing Studio

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Portraiture Drawing Studio