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How To Draw A Portrait Workshop with Neil Spilman

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Bishops Manor

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How To Draw A Portrait Workshop
with Neil Spilman


Learn the principles of portrait drawing using charcoal and pencil. In this 2.5 hour workshop artist, Neil Spilman, will demonstrate how to achieve the correct proportions of the human face and how to shade your drawing to create a realistic portrait. You will create a number of quick portrait drawings to practice the techniques and one final portrait combining the skills you have learned throughout the session. Attendees will take it in turn to draw and pose for each throughout the session.

Suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience




Workshop Details

Wednesday 1st May 2019
6.30 am to 9.00 pm
£15 per person
To avaid the Eventbrite booking fee, pay by cheque or cash at Screetons office, 25 Bridgegate, Howden.


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info@bishopsmanor.co.uk







You Will Need

  • Paper or drawing pad
  • Drawing media of your choice; pencil, charcoal or/and pastel.
  • Eraser
  • An easel or something to lean on
  • You can bring along a friend or family member to pose for you if you wish.

About Neil Spilman





Neil Spilman was born in the village of Hemingbrough in Yorkshire in 1951. Entirely self-taught, Neil discovered a natural ability for painting and drawing from an early age. After leaving school Neil went to work as a Shipwright/Loftsman, painting in his spare time. Ten years later in 1977 he left the shipyard to start his dream of becoming a full-time artist, initially working mainly on portraits later branching into Landscape and Wildlife in which he was able to develop his love for detail combined with the impression of strong light on the scenery.

Having been featured on Yorkshire Television in 1982 and later holding over 10 exhibitions organised by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature, his work has been in great demand at home and abroad. His great love of wildlife led Neil on several trips to Kenya and Tanzania to visit the game reserves resulting in several successful one man shows of African Wildlife. Neil has work in private collections throughout the world.

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