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Expressive Portrait Drawing Workshop

Members use code at checkout: Workshop


This workshop is crafted to provide a comprehensive yet accessible experience for artists of all levels, whether you are a beginner looking to explore your creative potential or an experienced artist seeking to refine your portrait drawing techniques. This workshop is designed to meet you where you are on your artistic journey. It offers you a unique opportunity to learn from the artist himself. Oliver's expertise and passion for teaching will guide you through the process of creating stunning expressive portrait drawings. This workshop will help you to delve into the fundamentals of drawing portraits, focusing on essential knowledge of shapes, planes of heads, anatomy, value rendering, and more through a series of engaging exercises and step-by-step demonstrations. Students will learn the techniques of mastering expressive portraiture drawings with vine charcoal, and charcoal pencils on drawing papers. One of the highlights of this workshop is the chance to receive personalized feedback and guidance from Oliver. He has over 22 years of professional teaching experience at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. With his keen eye and constructive critique, you will have the opportunity to refine your portrait drawing skills and elevate your skills to new heights. Let‘s embark on a journey of creativity, self-discovery and unlock the artist within you. Bio included in photos. Material list: Extra Soft Vine Charcoal or Willow Charcoal A pad of 17x14" "Strathmore" 70 lbs Drawing Paper. Medium Surface Drawing board with clips 4B and 6B charcoal drawing pencils, "General's" brand "stabilo" #645 pastel pencil White Pastel Drawing Pencils, "General's" brand any toned drawing papers, mid-brown or mid-gray Kneaded Eraser X-acto knife Final Faxitif or hairspray (ages 16+) Samples of art can be reviewed at:

  • Starts Jul 18
  • 750 US dollars
  • Arts in the Sunset

Available spots

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a refund 1 week before the class start date. No refunds or make-up dates will be offered for classes unattended

Contact Details

  • 3701 Plains Blvd, Amarillo, TX, USA


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