Zart Art

Zart Art

Box Hill North, VIC

Portraiture with Four Colours

What to Bring

  • An A4 head shot printed from computer in both colour and black and white (can be self portrait or of someone else). Strictly no magazine images. Images will provided for those who don't bring a reference image.
  • Your thirst for knowledge, a keen eye, and an inquisitive mind
  • Cotton rag that can be used for painting (we suggest something old, as it will get ruined, but not dirty)
  • Camera: At Zart Art we have a wonderful Student Art Gallery from which you can take pictures of some of the artwork.

What to Wear

  • No need to bring your own art smock, but wear old clothes as it can get a bit messy!

Appropriate For

  • This workshop is friendly to participants aged 16 and over, of any skill level.

Portraiture with Four Colours

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • An intensive all day session 9:15am - 3:00pm

What You Will Learn

  • Composition and perspective aspects of portraiture and how to have a creative edge
  • Paint handling, colour mixing and tonal drawing methods
  • A range of practical exercise to build your knowledge and confidence in drawing

What You Get

  • An invigorating and inspiring session on portraiture with well-acclaimed artist, Nic Plowman
  • The opportunity to build knowledge, confidence and skill in drawing and painting the human face
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • All art materials required are provided


Join Nic Plowman (Doug Moran Portrait Prize finalist) in this introduction to portraiture. This workshop will cover both drawing and painting techniques, and will involve demonstrations and practical exercises designed to build knowledge and confidence in paint handling, colour mixing and tonal drawing methods.

Check out Nic's portfolio here: 

Please note:

- All classes require a minimum of 6 participants to go ahead. In the event of a workshop being cancelled, your booking will be fully refunded or transferred to another workshop or date. For cancellations within 24 hours notice of the scheduled class, 50% of the class fee will be refunded.

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Apr 2017
Portraiture with Four Colours - 01 Apr 2017 9:15 AM

Very informative, very helpful with one to one instruction, very knowledgeable. Throughly enjoyed the class.