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Workshop | Beginning Portrait Drawing

November 22, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Learn the steps to drawing a portrait including proportions, light & shadow, facial features, and textures.


This workshop is designed to teach artists of any level the steps to portrait drawing.

This class was designed with beginners in mind, and also experienced artists in need of a refresh. Students will work from a photo and will be guided by teaching artist Neal Hanowitz in a step by step manor to best complete a portrait drawing.

Attendees will explore a variety of pencils in this workshop. Rendering, implied texture, and value, with an emphasis on personal style and expressive quality, are just some of the skills you’ll be working towards as you understand each of the thought processes involved in learning how to draw portraits.

All materials provided! There are only 10 spots available for this class. REGISTER HERE

What to bring: Students can use their cell phone to take a photo of themselves the day of, bring a printed photo of their face, or a photo of someone else.

** In the event of a cancellation more than seventy two (72) hours prior to the event date, the applicant will receive a refund of the ticket fee. No refund will be given if less than seventy two (72) hours notice of the cancellation is given.

Instructor Biography

Neal Hanowitz, a New York City native has taught a variety of media including painting, sculpture, film animation, and printmaking for the past 27 years. Formal studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and Pratt Institute set a lifetime of art making into motion. He has lived, taught and exhibited in The United States, Switzerland, Zimbabwe, and most recently Myanmar. Now retired and living with his wife, Audrey in Delray Beach, he is slowly becoming immersed in the South Florida arts community.


November 22, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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