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Portrait Painting in Oils


1 October – 17 December / 10.00 – 4.00pm
12 Fridays / No half term break

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12 Fridays

This course will help you to depict structural and anatomical aspects of the human body. Colour, light and composition will be explored whilst concentrating on long poses over several weeks. Within each session slide talks and friendly group discussion will support practical studio work. All abilities are welcome.

1 October – 17 December / 10.00 – 4.00pm
12 Fridays / No half term break

Tutor: Atul Vohora
Course #: FR17

Materials List

Please bring these materials with you when you start the course:

• Charcoal
• Pencils
• Pastels
• Erasers
• Knife / sharpener
• Masking tape or clips
• Brushes Acrylic / Gouache / Watercolour

Required after week 1 (liaise with tutor):
• Oil paints (artist’s range) of your choice
• Low odour thinners (sold at Heatherley’s)

Please only bring low odour thinners with you or buy them from us. For health & safety reasons we do not allow the use of white spirit or turpentine at Heatherley’s. There is a brush cleaning machine provided.

• Large tear-off palette
• Palette knife
• Double dippers
• Kitchen roll / old rags

Purified Linseed Oil


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