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An Introduction to Portrait Painting in Oils

22nd October, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


website maker A one-day workshop based on a step-by-step process to create a portrait from a photographic reference.
The process will cover:

Using oil paints
The typical proportions of the face
Measuring and mapping out key features from the photograph
The use of line, tone, and value to create the portrait

Cordell is an experienced painter who will also provide supporting handouts as part of the workshoto explain and demystify the technical terms and techniques involved. At the end of the workshop you will have created a portrait that you will be able to take away with you.

Tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch or lunch is available to purchase from the museum café. Price includes all materials. Booking essential.



Northampton Museum and Art Gallery
Crispin Street
Northampton, NN12JH United Kingdom
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