Review: “Teenagers Portrait Workshop Term 2” -written by Mike Lamble

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mike lamble henryWritten by Mike Lamble

This was conducted in my two hour class the last three Friday’s of term two.

Week 1

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This shows how I am able to get a likeness using the plaster cast head.
We draw from the inside out not drawing an egg then trying to assemble the features to fit !

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Measuring from the inside out using verticals and horizontals.

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starting out with a 2D image using verticals and Horizontals.

Week 2

These are a small selection showing what my teenagers were able to achieve after three hours. The last hour working from the plaster cast in preparation for week three.

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Week 3

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Two hours working from a live model what some of my students were able to achieve after only  6 hours.
I used the same techniques from my adults portrait workshops except I condensed the time from 15 hours into 6 in the full confidence they could do it I was not disappointed.
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“The reason some portraits don’t look true to life is that some people make no effort resemble their pictures” -Salvador Dali