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Fear-Free Drawing: Beginners Portrait Drawing

Learn how to draw stunning portraits in this supportive and stress-relieving online class. Discover the fundamental techniques and tools needed to create masterpieces, even if you think you have no artistic talent. Join a community of artists and immerse yourself in the transformative power of drawing.

  • Level Beginner
  • Age 18 and older
  • Price $99
  • Location Online Classroom

Start Dates (4)

  • $99
  • Online Classroom
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  • Sat, Mar 23 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Sat, Apr 06 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Sat, Apr 13 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Sat, Apr 20 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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  • Sat, Apr 27 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Sat, May 04 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Sat, May 11 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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  • Sat, Jun 01 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Sat, Jun 08 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Sat, Jun 15 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Sat, Jun 22 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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  • Mon, Jun 03 at 7:15pm - 8:15pm
  • Mon, Jun 10 at 7:15pm - 8:15pm
  • Mon, Jun 17 at 7:15pm - 8:15pm
  • Mon, Jun 24 at 7:15pm - 8:15pm
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Class Description


What you'll learn in this beginner drawing class:

Learn how to draw the human portrait in this inspiring, stress-relieving and online, live Beginners Portrait Drawing Class!

The human face has been an inspiring muse for artists throughout art history, and this supportive, non-judgmental online drawing class will teach you the fundamental drawing techniques, tricks, and tools that you need to know to draw your own portraits. If you hear yourself saying, “but I can’t even draw a straight line,” or “I don’t have a creative bone in my body,” it’s time to think again! Drawing is easier than you think, and we will teach and support you every step of the way.

In this hands-on, step-by-step, beginners portrait drawing class online, you will feel supported as you learn to express yourself through the art of drawing. As you receive personalized instruction according to your unique needs and interests from our top-notch professional artists and educators in our NYC-based art studio, you will join in creativity, connection and community in this LIVE, engaging ONLINE art class.

In this inspiring and motivating portrait drawing class, strengthen your core drawing skills as you take your artwork to the next level and:

  • Receive customized, one-on-one expert art instruction from a professional artist and educator, according to your unique needs and interests.
  • Learn and practice fundamental portrait drawing techniques including how to draw facial features such as eyes, noses, mouths, ears and hair, facial proportions, line quality, shading, tone, mark making, composition, and how to further your own unique perspective in art.
  • Relax, de-stress, and get inspired with encouraging, dynamic online art class instruction and artist-led demonstrations.
  • Receive the scientifically proven health benefits of engaging in art, including stress relief, anxiety and depression reduction, increased focus, boosts self-esteem and enhances problem-solving skills.

Art Class Materials:

Materials are not included.

You will need:

You will need:

  • Drawing Paper (any size )
  • Pencil Set (Variety of 4-12 pencils in HB ranges)
  • Vinyl Eraser, Kneaded Eraser, Vine Charcoal Blending Stump
Note: We Recommmend Blick Art Materials, but you can use any brand you like.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

Class tuition is neither non-refundable nor transferable. No refunds will be issued after registration and payment. In case of a Medically Certified illness, a credit will be issued after receipt of your physician’s documentation. The value of the credit will be for the balance of the remaining class sessions with an additional deduction of a $95 registration fee. Credit may be used up to 12 months.

If after your first class you are dissatisfied with the quality of your course, a written note must be submitted within 1 business day after your first class. After receiving your note, refund of class tuition will be reviewed by our staff. If a refund is granted, processing of refunds requires 8-10 weeks. A 5% nonrefundable processing fee will be applied.

Course Cancellations

Although course cancellation is quite rare, The school reserves the right to cancel classes or change instructor assignments and makes every effort to notify students in advance. If enrollment goals are not met, a course may be canceled up to 1 business day before the first scheduled class. In the event of cancellation, a refund or credit is granted. On occasion, a course start-date will be pushed back if enrollment goals are not met. In this instance, you will receive a credit for the price of the class that did not take place.

Please note that there will be NO exceptions to this under any circumstances.

Make-up Policy

Unfortunately, The school does not offer any makeups for classes missed. However, if the student wants to get the most from the course and the absence, they can tell the instructor when they will be absent and the instructor can provide some guidance on exercises to practice while away.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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