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 Our face to face workshops open on the 17th May!!! 

Until then our premises will be open for the collection and drop off of our take-away craft packs;

Tuesday // Thursday // Friday // Saturday

Between 10am – 12 noon

Check out our virtual workshops and craft packs to keep you being creatively awesome!

Virtual Expressive Portrait | 2 week Course

  • Tutors: Heather Burwell
  • Price:


  • Code: VirtualPort2wk020621
  • When: Virtual 2 wk Course | Wednesday Evenings 7-8:30pm | 2nd June - 9th June
  • Where: Artshed Arts Centre, Ware
  • Age Group: 16yrs+

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The focus of the session is to have fun and experiment, really letting those creative juices flow to create vibrant and expressive works of art.

Each week we will look at other artists work to take inspiration for your own creations.

Expressive Portrait
With a high contrast focus using a modern experimental approach to mark marking you will learn how to construct an expressive and dynamic portrait.

The focus of this fun session will be dark and light, using shadows to create dramatic effects. This will be created with the use of black marker pens.

We will then experiment with the juxtaposition of thick black lines with white paint, making any adjustments to the overall composition. Vibrant loose colourful painterly washes will be added to create an exciting and expressive portrait.

Recommended Materials:
Black marker pens (sharpie or posca), coloured inks or water colour paints or
water colour pencils, white gouache/tipex/chalk, water colour brushes, water colour paper

Suitable for all abilities.

A Zoom link will be emailed to you the day before the workshop.

This is part of our Expressive Portrait Drawing & Painting bookable as a complete 6 week course or 3 separate 2 week blocks – check out our separate listing to book separately.)

Due to COVID-19 we have made some changes to make sure you feel safe in our environment- click here for up to date information

If you require any more information, please chat to our friendly staff on 01920 466446 or email us enquiries@artshedarts.co.uk.

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