Art Techniques

Investigating drawing

 

Margaret Thatcher  by Gerald Scarfe pen and indian ink, 1983, NPG 6010, © National Portrait Gallery, London  This set of images looks at different materials and techniques used in drawn portraits since the sixteenth century.

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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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Drawing self portraits

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

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Portraits : Art History

A guide to looking at The House of Commons, 1833 by Sir George Hayter.

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A Portrait of Today

Develop, explore, analyse, evaluate, review and modify using a selection of contemporary portraits selected from the Gallery's collections.

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