4 week Portrait Painting Course

Wednesdays February 6 –  27

10am – 1pm

Join prize winning artist Marie Mansfield for a 4 week foray into portrait painting. Students will be taken through a series of exercises, gaining practical experience on how to paint the features of the face by observing proportion, tone, light and form. Students will learn how to achieve a sense of reality and dimension in their portraits and have the opportunity to work both from a life model and photographs. Marie will guide students through mixing colours in their preferred medium whether it be oils, acrylic or water colour.

Basic materials included. A recommended extra materials list will be provided on booking.

$190 / $180 Insight. Bookings essential at reception or 4780 5410.


Marie Mansfield has been a finalist in numerous major portrait prizes including the Archibald Prize, the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, the Portia Geach Memorial Award and the Black Swan Portraiture Prize where she won the Albert Fini Award in 2017. Marie has run workshops in Sydney and New Zealand, she currently calls the Blue Mountains home. Her workshops include portraiture, still-life and en plain air painting.