Pickle Street School Studio

A working art studio located in scenic Monterey Township, Michigan

Pickle Street School Studio is a one-room school building renovated and transformed into an art studio offering a variety of arts and enrichment classes and workshops.

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Portrait Drawing


  • Pickle Street School Studio 2980 134th Avenue Hopkins, MI, 49328 United States (map)

with Scott Kenyon

  • Two day workshop: Thursday, Aug. 15 & Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

  • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • $195.00

In this workshop students will learn the basic principles to drawing the Human Portrait. Students will work from a photograph of their choice, so they can continue to practice on their own.

Students will learn the dimensions, anatomy and structure of the head and facial features when drawing a portrait. There will also be a strong emphasis on values, and edges.

MATERIALS TO BRING:

  • Vine Charcoal: Soft, Medium, Hard

  • Charcoal pencils

  • Drawing paper for head studies. (Strathmore is a good quality paper)

  • Charcoal paper (500) series is a high quality paper for longer drawings.

  • Kneaded eraser

  • Hard rubber eraser

  • Blending stumps: large, medium and small

  • Artist Chamois

  • Portable Easel

Contact Pickle Street School Studio to register.


About the Artist

Scott Kenyon has been painting and drawing most of his life. In 2010, Scott was introduced to the Hawthorne and Henshce approach to painting while he studied at The Cape School of Art, The Maryland Hall for Creative Arts, The Fine Art Academy in Northern CA, and the Chesapeake Fine Arts Studio in Stevensville MA.

Scott Teaches painting and drawing at The Forest Hills Fine Arts Center and the OLLI program at Aquinas College. In addition to teaching, Scott exhibits both locally and nationally.

View Scott’s artist website at scottkenyonfineart.com

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