Drawing Portraits

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Course: Drawing Portraits
Tutor: Stella Murray Whatley
Start Date: 3rd July 2018
Start Time: 09.45am
End Time: 4.00pm
Fee: £64.00 What's included?

Designed to build confidence in beginners and improvers who are most welcome on this useful and enjoyable day course. We have the use of a professional model for the whole day, in a step by step programme which allows students to proceed at their preferred pace. We will start with basic drawing instruction and demonstrations, followed by simple exercises together with individual attention. There will be plenty of helpful tips on obtaining likeness, observation, and use of colour etc. The simplest of materials will be enough, boards and easels are provided, and you will be assured of a great day in the gorgeous setting of Dillington House. 

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Stella Murray Whatley

Stella Murray Whatley is a professional artist and tutor, having trained at London colleges. Her representational painting is exhibited widely and appears in public and private collections. Stella is a past full member of the Society of Graphic Fine Art, and is a craft member of the Somerset Guild of Craftsmen, her portraits are featured in the Public Catalogue Foundation for Somerset.

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The audience at wonderful Dillington House proved, once more, to be intelligent, informed and engaged with the subject. It is a delight to talk at a place where the thirst for culture and knowledge remains both broad and deep. Giles Tremlett (2013)