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Traditional Portrait Drawing Techniques

with Jennifer Gennari

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(22 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Great Introduction to Atelier Instruction

I have seen some low ratings from a few students and wanted to put forth some perspective. A few people have given unfair (in my opinion) low ratings because the "description of the class didn't properly explain the teaching style being offered " or that they didn't like that they were " learning to copy from a photograph".
This class is based on classic Atelier training. It's by no means a substitute for an actual Atelier or a live teacher to correct your work in ...

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rated 5 stars


Thanks for your class. I live in Quebec, and i can't find the type of long charcoal yoûre using as well as the black mirror. Can you telle me where you got it. Thanks

Sabyasachi S
rated 5 stars

Excellent Detail Oriented Class

To be frank, this class has in depth coverage and really strives to take you to at least the intermediate level of drawing. Jen really hammers the concepts into your head which really helps in creating a good pathway towards achieving a good portrait. Definitively not to be missed.

Pismo John
rated 5 stars

Barque Foot Drawing

Very thorough and precise lesson. Learned a lot .

rated 5 stars

Very Helpful

An excellent approach to portraiture. I try to draw what I see and when it does not go too well the techniques in this class help me figure out why and fix it. It is a nice addition to my "tool kit". Thanks Jennifer and Craftsy.

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