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  • Portrait Drawing | Pencil Charcoal Pen - Sam Kaprielov

    Portrait Drawing | Pencil Charcoal Pen

    Sam Kaprielov

    TBC | 10:00-5:00 | Max: 8

    £450.00

    In this five day course students will work from the live model to explore and compare three mediums discovering their uses and limitations within portraiture

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    course information

    During this five day course students will work from the live model to explore and compare three mediums (pencil, charcoal and pen) discovering their uses and limitations within portraiture. The course will also familiarise students with the sight-size method as an efficient way of measuring and assessing one’s work. Including demonstrations by Sam Kaprielov students will create three sight size portraits in a variety of mediums working from the live model.

    Students will spend two days on pencil, two days on charcoal and one day on pen.

     

    the course will address:

    • Drawing accurately using the sight-size method
    • Shading techniques with different mediums: the most effective use of inherent properties of pencil, charcoal, pen
    • Creating a 3d visual effect on a 2d surfaces
     
    about sam kaprielov

     

    Sam Kaprielov studied at Leningrad Secondary Art School – a division of the USSR Academy of Arts. He has always been a professional artist of one kind or another: commercial billboard painter; worked in art restoration; illustration; portraiture. Along with his skills of traditional visual representation Kaprielov also has a deep understanding of contemporary art trends: he regularly exhibits in contemporary art galleries in the UK and abroad.

    the facilities

    Each class is limited to 8 students working from 2 models in sight-size.  The workshop room is located within the main school of The London Atelier of Representational Art. Each model is lit with individual professional photographic lighting which provides a steady, unchanging environment from which to observe all elements of portrait painting.

    materials

    Please note that specific materials are required for this course. You will receive a complete list on application.