PORTRAIT & PLAY IV– Picasso Style with Rachel Mercer



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 subejct right now- yourseff!

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.