Edvard Munch – Woman portrait drawing class in Kunsthaus

Edvard Munch – Woman portrait drawing class in Kunsthaus


Join our portrait drawing class where you will learn the basics of portrait drawing on the example of Edvard Munch. We will draw a portrait of Ellen Warburg – a medical student, whom Munch painted in 1905.

You will learn:

  1. Historical background of the painting.
  2. A couple of interesting facts about Edvard Munch.
  3. How to draw a portrait and how to keep good proportions.
  4. How to draw facial elements: lips, nose, eyes, especially from a slight angle.

What to expect?

  • instructions on how to draw step-by-step with individual help from the teacher
  • individual analysis of your drawing and hints for the future
  • meeting new creative people
  • widening your knowledge in art and art history

Additional information


on request

Meeting point:

Kunsthaus Zurich, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zurich in the lobby.

What to bring:

A4 size paper plus a pencil and a rubber. Please also take something steady to draw on – it can be a hard paper notebook or something similar.


Due to security policy in Kunsthaus we offer max 10 places for this workshop. Beginners are highly welcome.