Portraits, Painting, Sculpture

Next term, renowned Irish sculptor and illustrator Alan Clarke and British portrait painter James Bland will be leading workshops. Clarke, the only ever Irish member of the Society of Portrait Sculptors, will guide a life-sized portrait in clay class from March 4th-6th, 2024. Bland, member of the prestigious societies CBPP and NEAC, will conduct a portrait painting course on January 29th/30th, 2024. The classes will be held at Mottisfont Village Hall, Mottisfont, Romsey SO51 0LH

Portrait Painting with James Bland NEAC

This is a busy two day course with the talented James Bland. There will be a variety of models over the time you are with us.

To paint a portrait is to consider the human condition and to reflect upon our own existence, it is deeply personal and as varied and exciting as the people we paint and the painters that paint them

Portrait Masterclass with Andrew James NEAC JP

Andrew is a member of the New English Art Club and Vice President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. He has published a number of books and DVDs about portrait painting, and taught in various venues in the United Kingdom and Europe.