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Portrait Workshop

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19th Century China: A Portrait Workshop
with artist Abi Kremer

Saturday 11 May 2019, 10:30 – 16:00, £35

 Spend the day learning about portrait drawing skills, inspired by John Thomson’s fascinating photographs of a range of characters from his travels in 19th Century China.

The morning will be spent sketching from these vivid images in a range of pencils.

The afternoon session, in the workshop area, will instruct  students in coloured pastel portraiture.

Students should bring a bring a photograph, a sketchbook, B, 2B, 4B pencils, eraser, coloured chalk pastels, coloured pastel paper and fixative.

Bring a packed lunch or alternatively, the museum café is available.

Pre-booking essential, for further information and to book please visit the Welcome Desk or call 01202 451820.




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Images courtsey of the Wellcome Library, London