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Realistic Portrait (Ages 10-16 yrs)

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 10 - 16 years old
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this kids drawing class:

This camp will be held ONLINE via ZOOM video conference. Students will need access to a computer / tablet / phone with internet connection and Art materials will be available for pick up from the studio few days before the start of the camp (dates and details will be provided).

Learn to paint and draw portraits alike! This camp is recommended for students familiar with drawing fundamentals, that would like to pull their portrait drawing skills to the next level. We will study anatomy of the head, neck, chest, arms, and hands, work on short pencil and charcoal sketches, make a realistic watercolor portrait with underpainting, and a large realistic portrait in acrylics and oil.


  • 9:00am-12:00pm. Sketching & shading. Study of facial features, head, neck, and shoulder anatomy. Quick sketches of heads in various positions.
  • 12:30pm-3:30pm. Starting a charcoal portrait drawing.

Day 2

  • 9:00am-12:00pm. Studies of hands and arms anatomy. Quick sketches from references.
  • 12:30pm-3:30pm. Finishing a charcoal portrait.

Day 3

  • 9:00am-12:00pm. Achieving likeness. Series of exercises. Starting a realistic portrait on canvas: composition and drawing.
  • 12:30pm-3:30pm. Watercolor portrait with underpainting.

Day 4

  • 9:00am-12:00pm. Continuing realistic portrait on canvas: starting out with colors.
  • 12:30pm-3:30pm. Starting a master copy / fan art.

Day 5

  • 9:00am-12:00pm. Finalising  realistic portrait on canvas.
  • 12:30pm-3:30pm. Finalising master copy/ fan art.

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.

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Refund Policy
Monthly payments are not refundable. No fee adjustments due to missed classes - please schedule make up for a class you missed. In case of serious illness or other issues that don’t allow a student to participate in class for a long period of time, the payment may be transferred to another month.

Summer camp payment can be refunded in full if you inform us a month prior to start date of the camp.
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Art School of SF Bay teachers are skilled artists with Fine Arts degrees, working in realistic tradition. We teach representational drawing from nature to kids and adults in a creative and approachable way.

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