Portraiture and Art Techniques

Investigating drawing

NPG 2113 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonThis set of images looks at different materials and techniques used in drawn portraits since the sixteenth century.

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Fancy Dress Portraits: Portraits ‘In Disguise’

NPG 4574 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonThis resource focuses on a variety of disguised self presentations documented within the genre of portraiture.

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Drawing self portraits

Drawing self portraitsA drawing masterclass on self-portraits by American artist and teacher Ron Bowen.

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Self image

NPG 5884 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonA resource particularly relevant to Key Stage 3 Self-image mostly drawn from male and female self-portraits in the Gallery's collections.

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Perspective: Seeing where you stand

NPG 1920 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonA resource on perspective aimed at students aged 14+ including art students, teachers and adults.

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20th Century Portraits

NPG 6835 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonImages, information and discussion questions

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Portraits: Art History

NPG 416 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonA resource for Sixth Form Students and Teachers focussing on two portraits.

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Self Portraits from 17th to 21st Century

NPG 6611 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonImages, information and discussion questions

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