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Portrait Drawing Classes Chicago

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Learn the art of portrait drawing in Chicago and discover techniques for capturing the likeness and personality of your subjects. Develop your skills in shading, proportions, and facial features to create realistic and expressive portraits.

Unfortunately, no classes in-person in Chicago have spots left, but 3 classes live online are available.

Figure and Portrait Drawing Combined

92nd Street Y @ Live Interactive Online Classroom

Explore the art of capturing the human form and face with precision and depth in this immersive drawing course. Master the intricacies of anatomy and bring your figures and portraits to life using a variety of drawing mediums. Join a community of artists online as you work with live models and engage in class discussions and demonstrations.

(1068) All levels 18 and older
$350

6 sessions

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Portrait Drawing: Black & White to Color Pencil

92nd Street Y @ Live Interactive Online Classroom

Unleash your artistic expression and master the human form with this dynamic online course that takes you from graphite to vibrant colored pencils. Join us for an immersive experience in portrait drawing that will sharpen your skills in capturing the essence of the human face.

(1068) All levels 18 and older
$350

7 sessions

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Fear-Free Drawing: Beginner's Portrait & Figure Drawing

The Art Studio NY @ Online Classroom

Unlock your artistic potential with an online art class from The Art Studio NY. Join our skilled instructors as they guide you through the basics of portrait and figure drawing, helping you conquer your fears and create stunning art from the comfort of your own home. Materials not included.

(632) Beginner 18 and older
$139

5 sessions

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Contemporary Portrait Making and Figure Study

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

From Head to Toe: Contemporary Portrait Making and Figure Study Explore figure drawing fundamentals: proportions, gesture, anatomy, line, shape, composition and mass/value, while working in dry media such as graphite, charcoal, and pastel. Study both classical and contemporary examples that range from Durer to Diebenkorn. We work with the live models during all sessions. Supply List please click here

(83) Intermediate 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$405

10 sessions

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Drawing & Painting the Portrait

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Refine your portrait drawing and painting skills with personalized guidance and the freedom to work in color or focus solely on drawing techniques. Unleash your creativity in capturing the essence of the model through poses spanning 2-3 weeks. View the instructor's recommended supply list for a head start on this artistic journey.

(83) Intermediate 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$445

9 sessions

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Foundation of Portrait Drawing Techniques

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Join a comprehensive course that explores the fundamental techniques of portrait drawing, perfect for aspiring artists looking to enhance their artistic abilities and express themselves through captivating portraits.

(83) Beginner 16 and older
No upcoming schedules
$275

8 sessions

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The Art of Portrait: From Drawing to Painting

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Gain confidence as you draw and paint portraits by exploring all its aspects in this studio class. The first approach will be through drawing, learning the morphology and anatomy of the face and the head, progressively building skills of portrait representation. Eventually you’ll learn how to shift from drawing into painting, discovering shading, tone and color applied to portrait.  Through examples taken from different artists you’ll...

(83) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$160

5 sessions

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Portrait Drawing

Evanston Art Center @ Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, IL

Begin to render pencil and charcoal portraits from photos. Start with the basics to become familiar with the main structures of the head, and how to render them with light and shade—building your skills for a future term when you will draw the model from life. Skill Level: Intermediate Important Notes: This interactive online class is presented via Zoom. Please download Zoom prior to your first class. You will be emailed Zoom meeting instructions,...

(83) Intermediate 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$150

5 sessions

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Portrait Drawing Classes in Chicago are rated 4.5 stars based on 1,783 verified reviews from actual CourseHorse.com purchasers.

  • Portrait Drawing

    Reviewed by Carmela M. on 10/15/2020
    Instructor was very encouraging and knowledgeable
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    Reviewed by Joanne A. on 9/2/2020
    The class was great. The teacher is wonderful. I would definitely take another class with him.

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