Portrait in a Day with Catherine MacDiarmid
05 Feb

Portrait in a Day with Catherine MacDiarmid

Develop your drawing skills through the art of portraiture. During this class you will be guided through different portrait-drawing techniques and explore mediums such as graphite, charcoal and pastel. Catherine aims to expand your ideas of what makes good portraiture, culminating in a final portrait drawing.

Cumbria-based artist Catherine MacDiarmid has exhibited widely, including in the BP Portrait Award, and was a finalist in the Sky Portrait Artist of the Year 2019. She has 26 years’ experience teaching art courses.

Please bring with you:
*A3/A2 sketchbook of cartridge paper
*Coloured pastel paper (optional)
*Willow charcoal*Putty rubber
*Graphite stick
*Range of pastels, soft or hard
*A4 photograph of yourself or a loved one, or tablet/phone to take a photo, or a free-standing mirror

We have a Design shop at Rheged in case you are missing any materials.

Minimum age 16. 
Maximum of 14 in the class
05 Feb