Workshop/Class Subject: Portrait Drawing

Art and Soul of Summer 2019 KIDS Art Camp!

In the mornings we will be doing various structured exercises to develop your child’s drawing abilities. Each exercise will be used to develop your child’s ability to see things in a way so that they are able to interpret them... Read More

Drawing Classes/Artist Development

Join classically trained Brazilian artist Alex Greghi and develop your skills in an open studio style setting. With Alex’s guidance you will work at your own pace and receive mentorship whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist. Step... Read More

Portrait Drawing with Ken Campbell (May)

Instructor: Ken Campbell Learn how to easily draw heads and faces. We use mannequins, photos, online models as well as live models to teach how to generically map the human anatomy. Then learn how to ‘see’ individual variations in form... Read More

Spring is here! Drawing Class registration for April 2019

Drawing class for SPRING 2019 beginning April 9th! I will be continuing with my one hour long after school drawing classes. These classes will be held Tuesdays after school, every week, for the next 8 weeks beginning on April 9th... Read More

Atelier Class – Drawing and Painting

The Langley Arts Council is pleased to present this Atelier style class with classically-trained artist Alex Greghi. Learn to draw and paint like the masters, even with little or no previous portfolio experience. Step by step, the students will further... Read More

Portfolio Building

The Langley Arts Council is pleased to offer Portfolio Building classes with skilled art instructor Alex Greghi. Build a strong portfolio that you can submit to post-secondary studio and design programs and help yourself stand out from the competition! Learn... Read More

Contemporary Portraiture with David Goatley

Working from live models, we will explore the basic proportions of the head; drawing convincing features; using tone to describe form and structure; and all that goes into making a lively, engaging portrait. Working alla-prima, we’ll begin in black and... Read More

Kids Drawing Class in Lynn Valley North Van

I host this after school class on Tuesdays with new and returning students. We start from what the different pencils are used for, progressing to contour drawing and shading. Learning proper one-point and two-point perspective, and correct proportions of the... Read More

Intro to Drawing

In this class you’ll learn: What drawing tools you’ll need How to sketch any object Variety of shading techniques How to create the illusion of a 3D object Time: 11:00 – 1:00 Fee: $50 + GST (includes all material) Level:... Read More

Mixed Media Portraits

Mixed Media Portraits uses photographic portraits as a base and departure point to explore a variety of exciting mixed media techniques. Expect the unexpected! Anyone interested in collage, experimental portraiture, mixed media and photographic fine art will find this class... Read More

Creative Painting ☆ 6-9yrs

For budding artists, with a focus on painting skills! We’ll explore different techniques with watercolours, acrylic paints, and mixed media. Kids will be shown the basics of painting, such as water-to-paint ratio, how to use paintbrushes, and how to mix... Read More

Drawing for Painting: The Art of Seeing with Mark Anthony

Certain manual skills are critical for every artist, draftsman and painter alike. Following the footsteps of great European masters, this workshop teaches how to secure a confident understanding of visual realities through manual drawing. Thankfully the world has a record... Read More

Painting the Portrait with Doug Levitt

Please welcome new SFCA member and saught-after artist, Doug Levitt who is visiting us from Calgary, AB! In this workshop, Doug will discuss various approaches to painting the portrait in an alla prima or direct painting style. The workshop will... Read More

5-Day Intensive Oil Painting Workshop with Nicole Sleeth

In this intensive 5-day painting workshop, you will learn about oil painting supplies and materials, how to paint an imprimatura, the importance of dedication to the process rather than the outcome, creating a convincing sense of volume and form, and... Read More

Portraiture Drawing with Ken Campbell (Oct)

Learn how to easily draw heads and faces. We use mannequins, photos, online models as well as live models to teach how to generically map the human anatomy. Then learn how to see individual variations in form and gesture to... Read More

Adult Drawing at the Port Moody Arts Centre

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist we have a range of drawing classes to suit your needs. Check out our website to see the various classes available.

How to Draw/Paint the Eye

You’ll learn the basic anatomy of the eye and then get step-by-step instructions how to draw the eye. Once we feel confident with sketching eyes we’ll venture into painting them. Time: 11:00 – 3:00 (BYOLunch!) Level: Ages 16 – Adult

Drawing with Colour

This 6-week course focuses on strengthening the fundamentals of observational drawing. Students are encouraged to think about their subjects in colour, and expand their use of media. We will use washes of paint and ink to add colour and energy... Read More

Drawing & Painting 6-11 yrs

Through art projects that revolve around stories and imagination, children learn about the basics of drawing and art, such as form, shape, colour, line, and pattern. All supplies are included! My classes often make use of stories, science, and connections... Read More

Classical Realist Portrait Drawing Class. Long Pose

Drawing is the foundation of all realist art. In this 4 week class, Noah will show you classical techniques for drawing a realistic portrait. Noah will teach the use of plumb lines, comparative measurement, and tilt angle to find correct... Read More

Spring 2018 Kids Drawing Class in Lynn Valley

I host this after school class on Tuesdays with new and returning students. We start from what the different pencils are used for, progressing to contour drawing and shading. Learning proper one-point and two-point perspective, and correct proportions of the... Read More

Facial Expressions

Using some of the Anatomy from the May workshop, this weekend takes an in-depth look at the action of those muscles that convey a range of expressions, from neutral to happiness, sadness, anger, joy, fear, surprise, disgust and more. Not... Read More

Anatomy for Portraiture

Understanding of the underlying forms of bone and muscle are essential to portrait artists. Knowing the anatomy of the head, neck and shoulders will enable the artist to move away from caricatures, and loose sketches of merely eyes, nostrils and... Read More

Drawing Hair – the Classical Approach

Hair is a subject that mystifies a great many artists. Without convincing hair, a portrait falls short. In these 9 hours, we will be introduced to a new way of thinking about hair, and learn a simple method for drawing... Read More

Classical Portrait Class for Beginners

Introductory portrait group, with simple method that ensures students get to a good likeness quickly. Focus is on basics of structure, proportion, and light and shadow pattern. Designed to give students a solid foundation. Drawings are then developed into sensitive... Read More

Classical Portrait

New term begins April 8. 4-week poses for intermediate and advanced students. Focus is on structure, developing gesture, capturing a likeness and proportions. We will add in elements of clothing, props and jewellery for a more completed portrait. Students use... Read More

N. Vancouver Kids Drawing Classes!

I host this after school class on Tuesdays with new and returning students. We start from what the different pencils are used for, progressing to contour drawing and shading. Learning proper one-point and two-point perspective, and correct proportions of the... Read More

The Foundations Program – 10 Days, 10 Key Subjects, 10 High-Class Instructors

The foundational elements are as important to a visual artist as grammar and spelling are to writers. To become a professional at what you do you need to have a strong grasp of the rules of your trade. You can... Read More

FCA Online Critique September 25 2017 with Danny Chen

Creating art is most often a solitary activity, and with only friends or family to provide feedback on your work, progressing as an artist can be challenging. To get to that “next level” you’ll sometimes need the constructive feedback to... Read More

FCA Foundations Program

10 Instructors – 10 Key Subjects – 10 Weeks The Foundations Program begins with 10 weekday evening classes which provide a high-level overview of what every visual artist should know. Thereafter, each of the subjects have a corresponding optional weekend... Read More