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PORTRAIT & PLAY III – Picasso Style with Rachel Mercer (afternoon session)

14th April 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for an exciting portrait class exploring mixed media – experiment with unexpected combinations to create depth and texture in your portraits – and really explore abstraction using your best subject right now- yourself!

This class uses observational drawing as a spring-board for the imagination. Explore techniques to give you insight into Picasso’s playful process of abstraction. We will look at Picasso’s appropriation of African Art to inject modernist figuration with vitality.’ Let by contemporary oil-painter Rachel Mercer.

Suggested Materials:
Coloured pencils/pens
Black marker pen
White gouache/acrylic/ chalk
Recycled card (cereal box)
Glue stick.

Portrait & Play – Picasso Style
Every Wednesday in April 2021
12.30-1.30pm and 6-7pm BST/ 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.

Wednesdays in April 2021

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 938 3926 7419
Passcode: 940346



14th April 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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