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Lesson one

Tudor art


This week, we would like you to create a Tudor inspired drawing based on one either Henry, his children (Mary, Elizabeth or Edward), or one of the many wives! 


First, I would like you to remind yourselves how to draw a face in profile by watching the following video. Have a practice by drawing your own face afterwards. Ensure you make good use of the paper you are using by filling the space you have available. 

How to Draw a Face for Kids

Quick demo on drawing the facial proportions on the a white board using Expo markers. Detailed footage on drawing the nose in 3 easy steps. Also drawing the ...

Bear in mind that the artist has used a whiteboard and pen to do theirs. While you will be using paper and pencil, you can still add the lines to your portrait by sketching lightly with your pencil and not attacking the paper with a heavy hand.


Feel free to add your practice sketches to your blog :)

Tudor portraits

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Over to you. Watch the video to think about which of the monarchs you will attempt? Also, is your first attempt your only attempt? Refine your drawing until you are happy with the end result.