Weekend Workshop: Techniques of the Tudors (Day One)

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11 October 2014, 11:00-17:00

Please check signage on the day for details

Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Queen Mary I, by Hans Eworth, 1554 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Queen Mary I
by Hans Eworth
NPG 4861

Inspired by The Real Tudors display, join portrait artist Robin-Lee Hall on a journey through paint looking at the materials and methods of the Tudor artists. The two-day course will cover the practicalities of transferring a drawing to a panel, making paint, pigments, colour mixing and tonal blending as well as looking at the painting styles of the time. Students will produce a small painting inspired by the display.

Suitable for all abilities, all materials provided. 

Robin-Lee Hall PRP trained at Saint Martins School of Art and Kingston Polytechnic. She has exhibited widely including the BP Portrait Award, the  Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and the Royal Society of   Portrait Painters annual exhibition. In 2008 she was elected as a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and in 2010 she won the Ondaatje Prize for  Portraiture and Gold Medal at the RP show. Although she works in all mediums, her specialist painting  medium is egg tempera. In 2012 the BBC Culture Show featured her paintings and    working methods. In 2014 she became the President of the Royal Society of  Portrait Painters.