Adult Art Class | Portraits with Sally Delany

£18 per individual session

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Saturdays 10:30am – 12.30pm
6 week course running from 12 Jan, 9 and 23 Feb, 9 and 30 Mar and 13 Apr 2019

Led by Colchester Art Society artist Sally Delany, this course gives you the opportunity to work with a variety of media, including charcoal, paint and pastels, to produce a range of portraits. Drawing from photographs and models, you will receive individual tuition and guidance from the artist to learn skills in proportions, tone and brush work.

The course will provide an introduction to a variety of media and techniques including using a variety of drawing materials, and brush work using both watercolour and acrylic paint.

All materials provided. Suitable for all abilities.

Session content


Week 1 – 12/01/2019
Line drawing

Week 2 – 26/01/2019
Tonal drawing – with model

Week 3 – 09/02/2019
Tonal drawing with charcoal

Week 4 – 23/02/2019
Colour as tone

Week 5 – 09/03/2019
Colour mixing techniques for flesh tones in acrylic – with model

Week 6 – 30/03/2019
Watercolour portrait with wet in wet techniques – with model


The Perfect  Present for Art Lovers

Our Adult Art classes make great gifts 

Gift vouchers for each of our courses are available from our Front of House team – simply call 01206 713700 to purchase, or pop into Firstsite between 10am – 5pm, any day of the week.


Please refer to our cancellation policy for courses and classes here.