Free workshops at the National Portrait gallery

The National Portrait Gallery on Charing Cross road are offering free out-of-school sessions to support learning around portraiture. Sessions enhance critical thinking and increase understanding of fine art skills.


Suitable for ages 14+
An intensive Masterclass where students will work with artists in the Gallery and workshop spaces to build on portfolio and coursework development. Learn new and enhance existing fine art skills through portraiture including drawing, printmaking and painting.

Image and Identity, Drawing and Digital Manipulation
July 2013 Sat 13 & Sun 14 (Whole weekend workshop, five spaces free)

September 2013 Sat 14

December 2013 Sat 14

January 2014 Sat 11

March 2014, Sat Sat 22

The Human Form
Drawing in the Gallery spaces and life drawing from a clothed model in the Ondaatje Wing Lecture Theatre.
March 2014 Sat 29

ALL 13.00 – 16.30

For students to book as individuals. 30 places available per Masterclass except the Human Form session, which will be held in the Ondaatje Wing Lecture Theatre and can admit up to 100. Students will be permitted to register for three courses maximum per year. Candidates must have a genuine interest and commitment to art and be able to maintain a high level of concentration in order to apply themselves to an intensive day of creative study.

FREE. RSVP essential: education@npg.org.uk or 020 7312 2483. Please provide full contact details.

Click here for the link to their website

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