Painting Portraiture Workshop

5 x 2 hours Class size 1 to 8 label $350

Your teacher, Kenneth Chu is COVID-19 aware

This means that this teacher won't run a class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant state restrictions (e.g. on maximum number of students per class)

As part of our community education programme, We love the idea to open our space for fun learning is fun where you relax with your friends in a creative environment as you learn to paint a beautiful portrait. Whether you are drawing for the very first time or have some experience Kenneth will help to develop your skill and technique.
We provided private lessons or group .

Due to

5 sessions workshop start from 2020
Book 5 sessions and get 1 session free.

In 5 weeks workshop you will learn how to:

• Learn about the anatomical structure of the human face
• Understand the lighting and perspective
• Gained a practical understanding of observation and life drawing skills
• Practiced and developed different drawing and painting techniques

We love to see you at our next workshop!

• $70 per person and session
(The workshop will run with min 1 , max 8 participant)
• 2 hours per session
• Standard materials included for the workshop
• Nibbles provided with a relaxing atmosphere

Knowledge Required
Whether you are drawing for the very first time or have some experience.
What you'll get
Painting techniques and a beautiful portrait.
What to bring
Standard materials included for the workshop.
Session repeats

This class series runs over 5 consecutive weeks, at the same time each week.

Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

This would also be a great Father's Day gift idea.


Brookvale, NSW

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher
Kenneth Chu
Kenneth Chu

25 years experience in portrait drawing & painting

5.0 (4)

I came to Australia in 1995 before the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China. My father is an artist, sculptor and toy designer. He owned his toy factory back then; my elder brother is also an artist, I grew up in an artistic family, my father has great influence since I was a child.

Back in the 1980s, Japanese culture influenced Hong Kong in many ways from fashion, art and media to lifestyle; my childhood was surrounded by Japanese manga and animation which profoundly impacted my style of creativity, it is not difficult to discover traces of Orientalism in some of my works. I came to Sydney to study graphic design and I graduated in 1997 with a Diploma of Graphic Design and Multimedia. I decided to stay and work in Sydney.

With almost 20 years of experience living in a diverse culture in Sydney. I see myself as a storyteller, and I express my seeing towards my feeling in art. I want to create a virtual characteristic of my imagination bringing them alive into mine work. Capture their virtual stories into my painting by using a saturate colours, strong brushstrokes to convey their stereotype and belonging to the society. I develop my paintings using various media that spoken to myself and my audience.

Verified reviews

ClassBento student • May 2020

I learnt sooo much from these classes. Kennith is such a talented artist and teaches in a really clear yet thorough way. We started with the basics and working on perfecting the foundations, and then over the weeks worked up to the masterpiece! I was surprised at how far my art had come in that time and I'm so glad I decided to do these classes. I would definitely highly recommend to anyone wanting to learn or further develop their portraiture skills! :)

Joshua Pletikosic • Jan 2020

Kenneth answered a great number of questions I had specific to the portraits I'm working on. I would definitely recommend him as a portrait teacher.

Leanne Jan • Apr 2019

Very informative class, including lots of helpful tips and techniques. Teacher was friendly and approachable, would do again

Painting workshop review by Leanne Jan Sydney

Leanne Jan • Apr 2019

Ken the teacher is a really lovely guy. The venue is super cool. I was so surprise with my results especially since it was my first time to paint a portrait. Thanks Ken, You will see me again!

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