14 AND 15 June 2014, 11:00 - 17:00
In this painting workshop led by artist Viyki Turnbull, you will look at hands in portrait, how they are used to express action and emotion, and how to paint them. You will also explore how gestural and expressionistic mark making is used in painting and the development of painting styles. You will work from a model and in the Galleries. Suitable for all abilities. All materials supplied.
Edward Alexander ('Aleister') Crowley by Leon Engers Kennedy, oil on canvas, 1917-1918 36 in. x 24 in. (916 mm x 610 mm)
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The National Portrait Gallery houses the finest collection of portraits in the world, offering a unique insight into the men and women who have shaped British culture from the Middle Ages to the present day. Featuring some of the most iconic and instantly recognisable faces in British history, from Elizabeth I to David Beckham, the National Portrait Gallery has something for everyone. The Gallery offers a varied programme of special events, which encourage discussion, debate and creativity for all ages and interests.
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