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Process & Practice Portrait: Käthe Kollwitz Style with artist Jonathan Farr (Evening Session)

17th June 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We are really excited to present a series of four Tutorial Tool Box self portrait sessions exploring the processes, techniques and impulses of well known yet contrasting artists as springboards of inspiration with artist and educator Jonathan Farr @jonnyfsfarr

Join us every Thursday in June for Process & Practice!

Session 3: Käthe Kollwitz 

This session we will focus on Kathe Kollwitz and her emotionally powerful drawings as inspiration.
How are you feeling today, this week, this year? Can you draw something of this feeling within your self portrait?
Look, contemplate, breathe and draw. Shapes of dark and light, forms, layering line. Your gaze.

We will investigate markmaking, gesture and composition to convey atmosphere and emotion, creating powerful and compelling self portraits


Paper large if possible
Masking tape or clips and a board or table
Pencils, rubbers, sharpeners or a knife
White, black gouache or acrylic
A thinish brush
Water and a container
Any other drawing materials like pastels, chalk, pens, markers
A mirror

Process & Practice Portrait
Every Thursday in June 2021
Thursday 17 June: Käthe Kollwitz 
12.30-1.30pm and 6-7pm BST/ London time

About out Tutorial Tool Box Sessions:
Our Tool Box Thursday classes present a range of drawing themes. Participants are led through a variety of approaches and drawing ideas – all designed to build your technique and artistic language. A great complement to our life drawing and portrait events.


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.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 916 7734 0197
Passcode: 642883


17th June 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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