Workshops

PORTRAIT WORKSHOPS

Saturday 30th October 2021

Introduction to Portrait Painting in Oils 1 day workshop

Portrait painting of woman
Sense of doubt

This painting workshop is an ideal introduction to portrait painting. A portrait in oils will be produced, with attention to facial proportions and tone to create a realistic image. Working from a reference photograph and a step by step process, the workshop guides you through painting a portrait. The workshop is perfect for both beginners and painters with some experience. Price £65 per person if bringing your own materials. £75 per person if materials are supplied by tutor.

Yardley Arts

The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings, Northampton NN7 1EU

Link to workshop website

https://www.yardleyarts.org/whats-on

To book this workshop please contact me via email on the contact page http://www.cordellgarfield.com/contact/ or phone 07944 395792.

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Tuesday 7th September to Tuesday 28th September 2021

Introduction to Portrait Painting in Oils course – 4 weekly classes – 7pm to 9pm

Portrait painting of woman
Lynne

This course is a 4-week block of classes and is an ideal introduction to creating a colour portrait from a photographic reference. The course is a step by step process as follows:

    • Week 1 – Measuring out facial proportions and tonal work to produce a monochrome painting (grisaille) as a base for the portrait.
    • Week 2 – Further attention to facial proportions and further tonal work, with first application of colour using a limited colour palette.
    • Week 3 – Further colour application with emphasis on colour mixing and use of warm and cool colours to develop the portrait.
    • Week 4 – Final adjustments / fine tuning to achieve likeness.

A colour portrait in oils will be produced, with attention to facial proportions, tone and colour to create a realistic image. The workshop is perfect for beginners and painters with some experience. Price is £90 per person for the 4 week course (if bringing your own materials/paint) or £105 per person if materials/paint is supplied by Cordell.

Yardley Arts

The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings, Northampton NN7 1EU

Link to workshop website

https://www.yardleyarts.org/whats-on

To book this workshop please contact me via email on the contact page http://www.cordellgarfield.com/contact/ or phone 07944 395792.

Saturday 12th June 2021

Introduction to Portrait Painting in Oils 1 day workshop

Portrait painting of woman looking away
Reverie

This painting workshop is an ideal introduction to portrait painting. A monochrome portrait in oils will be produced, with attention to facial proportions and tone to create a realistic image. Working from a reference photograph and a step by step process, the workshop guides you through painting a portrait. The workshop is perfect for both beginners and painters with some experience. Price £65 per person.

Yardley Arts

The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings, Northampton NN7 1EU

Link to workshop website

https://www.yardleyarts.org/whats-on

To book this workshop please contact me via email on the contact page http://www.cordellgarfield.com/contact/ or phone 07944 395792.

FULLY BOOKED

Saturday 24th October 2020

Introduction to Portrait Painting in Oils 1 day workshop

Portrait painting of woman
Heart of darkness

This painting workshop is an ideal introduction to portrait painting. A monochrome portrait in oils will be produced, with attention to facial proportions and tone to create a realistic image. Working from a reference photograph and a step by step process, the workshop guides you through painting a portrait. The workshop is perfect for both beginners and painters with some experience. Price £60 per person.

Yardley Arts

The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings, Northampton NN7 1EU

Link to workshop website

https://www.yardleyarts.org/whats-on

To book this workshop please contact me via email on the contact page http://www.cordellgarfield.com/contact/ or phone 07944 395792.

FULLY BOOKED

Saturday 9th November & Sunday 10th November 2019

Introduction to Portrait Painting in Oils 2 day workshop

Portrait painting of woman
Heart of darkness

An ideal introduction to portrait painting with a monochrome underpainting produced on Day One, with attention to facial proportions and tone. This forms the structure for the application of colour and final development of the portrait on Day Two. Working from a reference photograph and a step by step process, the workshop guides you through painting a portrait. The workshop is perfect for both beginners and painters with some experience. Price £120 for both days.

Yardley Arts

The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings, Northampton NN7 1EU

Link to workshop website

https://www.yardleyarts.org/whats-on

To book this workshop please contact me via email on the contact page http://www.cordellgarfield.com/contact/ or phone 07944 395792.

FULLY BOOKED

Saturday 19th October 2019

Drawing the Portrait

Drawing portrait Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Aimed at beginners, the workshop will guide you through creating and drawing a pencil portrait. Using a portrait reference photo provided at the workshop, or participant’s own reference photo if required, advice on general head proportions and anatomy, including techniques to develop your drawing skills will be provided. This workshop will give you the skills and the confidence in approaching portrait drawing. Price £50 or £40 for Kettering Leisure Pass Holders.

Alfred East Gallery

Sheep Street, Kettering, Northants NN15 7QX

To book this course please click on the link below.

Link to workshop website

https://www.kettering.gov.uk/artworkshops

FULLY BOOKED

Saturday 27th April 2019

Introduction to Portrait Painting in Oils

Yardley Arts

Link to workshop website

https://www.yardleyarts.org/whats-on/2019/4/27/introduction-to-portrait-painting-in-oils-1-day-workshop

The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings, Northampton NN7 1EU

FULLY BOOKED

Future demonstrations and workshops to be announced on this page.