1 Day Portrait Workshop

With John Threlfall

You will join award winning wildlife, portrait and landscape artist John Threlfall for 5 hours of workshop sessions whilst he introduces you to portrait drawing.

"We will study the importance of perceiving proportional relationships, how to clearly see the visual cues that make up the characteristic features and the relationships between those features that create a credible likeness.'

Wednesday, June 14

Fenham Farm Coastal Retreat, Berwick-Upon-Tweed TD15 2PL


About the Workshop

Suitable for all levels beginners - advanced.

This workshop shall run over one full day on Wednesday 14th June with light plant-based lunch provided. You will work alongside our residential retreat goers at Fenham Farmhouse, Beal. 

The workshop runs from 10 am- 4 pm please arrive no later than 9-50am. All art materials provided. It may be advisable to bring aprons or old clothes.


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John Threlfall

John is an accomplished, award winning Wildlife, Landscape and Portrait Artist based in Deeside, Scotland whose particular interest is in the use of Mindfulness as a tool to develop and improve drawing and observational skills. His unique course The Mindfulness of Drawing/The Art of Seeing is designed for the beginner and the more skilled artist. John's broad knowledge of birds and wildlife has been a huge hit with retreat goers. Binoculars and telescope always at the ready during walks.