Expressive Portraiture, (5x weeks)

Art Course £75.00

Date: 12 November 2020

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Online (Zoom)

Course Description

In this fun online workshop participants will explore drawing and painting techniques with the aim to represent people in an expressive and individualistic manner.

This class is ideal for students who are interested in experimenting with different media through the practice of portraiture, working from your own inspiration photographs.

We will start the session by looking at example artworks for inspiration followed by a practical tutorial by Flora (your tutor) then on to drawing and painting practice used for the day.


All skill levels are welcome to this class and guidance will be given at all stages.



Nov. 12st (1st session): Coloured pastels on coloured paper

Nov. 19th (2nd session): Multi- media, portrait on top of print paper or sheet music

Nov. 26th (3rd session): Abstraction, acrylic

Dec. 3rd (4th session): Silhouette paper cutting

Dec. 10th (5th session): Coloured pencil on black paper


Expressive Portraiture, (5x weeks)


November 12th – December 10th

6.00 pm – 8.00 pm




You’ll need a few basic materials for the course:

Drawing Materials

  • Charcoal
  • Charcoal pencils or conte (optional)
  • Pencil
  • Paper (multiple media, thick paper)
  • Board (so support your paper)
  • Eraser
  • Paper towels / tissue
  • Scissors
  • Exacto knife
  • PVA glue or stick glue


Painting Materials

  • Acrylic paints
  • Brushes (variety of sizes)
  • Water container
  • Tape
  • Palette
  • Tissue paper
  • Scrap paper (print paper or sheet music from book, coloured paper, black paper)
  • Comfortable old clothes to work in


  • Easel
  • Table cloth to protect table



The sessions will be hosted through Zoom.

Please download the Zoom app. If you haven’t zoomed before don’t worry, it’s not complicated. A little blue camera symbol will pop up on your phone, pad and laptop.

You’ll find the Zoom link for the sessions on the booking ticket AND I will send you the link via email that will take you directly to the sessions (no password required) on the day of the workshop.

I will start the session 15mins before the official start of the workshop. This will give us an opportunity to iron out any technical difficulties if there are any and have a chat 🙂

Adults only workshop 18+ yrs

Tickets are non refundable


Any questions don’t hesitate to get in touch with Flora Ménager:

tel: 07379071336










*Featured image by Ann Wilkinson

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