Adult Workshop: An Introduction to Painting Portrait Miniatures
April 4 - April 5£130
Learn how to create an exquisite portrait miniature painting with award-winning artist, Jenny Brooks. In this two-day workshop you will be taught about the history of portrait miniature painting and the specialist techniques needed to work on a micro scale.
Day One (10.30am-4.30pm) will be spent learning about colour-matching, painting procedures including composition and calligraphy, and practicing trace-down drawing methods.
Day Two (10.30am-4.30pm) will be spent working up your drawing watercolours to create your finished miniature masterpiece. This two-day workshop will also include a special visit to our Posnett Gallery to see the Holburne’s exceptional collection of portrait miniatures.
All materials provided, although you may wish to bring your own sable watercolour brushes (sizes 0 & 2/0) if you have them. Please bring something to carry your work home in.
Jenny Brooks is a professional fine artist specialising in the traditional form of miniature portrait painting. Her miniature portraits in pencil and watercolour have won prestigious exhibition awards in England, Canada and Florida, USA. Jenny is a member of The Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers (RMS), the Hilliard Society of Miniaturists, the Miniature Art Society of Florida, The Canadian Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers and The Society of Women Artists.