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Portrait Miniatures: Tutorial Class with Rachel Mercer (evening session)

4th March 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for an exciting portrait class exploring mini portraits 18th Century style with artist Rachel Mercer! Pick out your finest brushes and prepare for some serious detail!

Portrait Miniatures we given as love tokens or to loved ones as jewellery or in lockets- and are a lovely way to explore portraiture

Combine traditional observation with a modern, experimental approach to materials. Use whatever materials you have to hand (biros, marker pens that set of watercolours you’ve never used) to create a self-portrait filled with life and expression. Let by contemporary oil-painter Rachel Mercer.

About our Tutorial Tool Box Sessions:
Draw and create along side a range of artists in a variety of taster workshops. These sessions are a great insight into artists working practice and provide a space to explore and experiment with new mediums and approaches – a useful chance to play and explore in order to develop your own creative practice and build your confidence in a range of media.
The sessions are a perfect complement to our Life Drawing and Portrait classes.

Suggested Materials

Gouache, Acrylic, coloured inks or watercolours
graphite pencils/coloured pencils/ watercolour pencils
biro/ ball-point pen

Portrait Miniatures
Tutorial Class with Rachel Mercer
Thursday 4 February 2021
12.30-1.30pm and 6-7pm GMT/ London time
This is a contribution based session- please do make a contribution if you can- this pays for us to run these sessions and keep them going as open access classes available to all!:
Via Paypal:


or transfer in PayPal through our email: info@londondrawing.com

Via The London Drawing Crowd Fund

We are running two sessions – Just click on the join Zoom Meeting link below when you would like to join the class- please try and arrive at least 10 minutes before the class starts so we can sort out any issues you might have and settle everyone in.

Thursday 4 February 2021

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 974 0082 1756
Passcode: 105553




4th March 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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