Portrait Jam: Drawing Faces Quickly With Julie Johnson

Saturday, April 10, 9am PDT

Doors close Thursday, April 8, 5pm PDT

Portrait Jam



Don’t be intimidated by drawing faces. Learn the art of making expressive and highly creative portraits...fast!

Instructor Julie Johnson honed her craft at fashion shows and has taught portraiture at top art schools around the world. She’s going to show you how to draw faces in line, shape, and color, capturing unique features with a variety of materials and a ton of style.

Working quickly, you’ll use watercolor, India ink, and graphite, drawing 9 portraits during the live workshop.

There won’t be time to second guess yourself...you’ll be having too much fun!

Learn techniques and tricks to draw faces on the go, then develop your unique portraiture style and point of view. Soon you’ll be confidently capturing faces in the time it takes to snap a photo.

Here’s What’s Included

  • Live Event: Draw alongside Julie Johnson. Includes live discussion, instructor Q&A, and live chat. 3 hours. April 10, 2021, 9am-12:00pm PDT.
  • Instant Access: Prepare to join live by watching the first demos in advance. After the live event, you have on-demand access to all workshop materials.
  • Preparation Guide: Get your supply list and everything you need to get ready.
  • Lifetime Access: Revisit the recorded workshop and demos for years to come!

    Upgrade to Get Feedback: Share your work and get feedback on your art directly from your instructor. April 11, 2021, 9-10:30am PDT.

  • Barbara Cella, Bend, OR

    “I’m amazed how much my knowledge and skill level has grown with your workshops. Thanks for having such great creative adventures.”

    Kimberley Guilmette, Ontario, Canada

    “I always come out of workshops with new techniques to practice & implement into my art; and always feeling inspired!”

    Jim Wright, Thornton, Colorado

    “Workshop instructors are top notch. They’re down to earth and cater to beginners and the more advanced.”


    Portrait Jam Example Image

    Topics included

    Connecting Eye and Hand 3

    Learning to see & draw with ease

    energy emotion 2

    Capturing energy & emotion

    Using Watercolour and Ink 2

    Using ink in portraits

    energy emotion 1

    Using watercolors in portraits

    Anchoring wih Large Shapes 2

    Rendering likeness with quick details

    Instructor Art

    About the Instructor

    Julie Johnson

    Julie Johnson is a widely published artist and illustrator who has exhibited her portraiture and figurative work internationally. She has won awards from the Society of Illustrators and Communication Arts Annual for Illustration. Her work is included in several books that showcase the work of the best fashion illustrators working today, including Fashion Drawing and The Art of Fashion Illustration.

    Portrait Jam: Drawing Faces Quickly
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