Drawing Portraits, Capturing Eyes & Faces

Drawing Front Facing Portraits | Drawing Eyes | Drawing Three Quarter Facing Portraits

Join us for a series of creative drawing sessions. Your teacher Jan will support you in learning to decipher the proportions of a face and how to tackle drawing eyes from different angles.

Choose your sessions by registering below.


Monday 8th March – 1pm & 6:30pm

Drawing Front Facing Portraits – Shadow & Texture – Download the reference images

In this session you’ll learning how to map out the portrait of a person who is facing front on. Jan will teach you to draw eyes effectively and you will explore shadow and texture as you build up your portraits.



Monday 15th March – 1pm & 6:30pm

Drawing Eyes & Three-Quarter Facing Portraits – Contrast & Comparison – Download the reference images

This class will teach you to move from drawing a face front-on, to a three-quarter view. You will explore drawing eyes from different angles and learn to capture a portrait from a new view point.



Monday 22nd March – 1pm & 6:30pm

Drawing Front & Three Quarter Facing Portraits – Comparing Front on and Three Quarter Faces – Download the reference images

In this session you will explore both front-facing and three-quarter portraits. Your teacher Jan will help you to understand the proportions of a face and how to position features accurately.



You will need:

  • Paper
  • Pencil – preferably 2B or softer (i.e., 3,4,5,6,7, or 8B). The darker the line the better!
  • Biro
  • Rubber


At the end of each class, email us a photo of your favourite drawing for a chance to win a hamper of art supplies! Send your drawings to: k.wilson@theartmovement.co.uk