Felix Vallotton – Female portrait drawing class in Kunsthaus

Felix Vallotton – Female portrait drawing class in Kunsthaus


Join our female portrait drawing class in Kunsthaus! Our master painter for this evening will be Felix Vallotton and his portrait of a beautiful French actress – Marthe Mellot.

technique: pencil on paper

You will learn:

  1. How to sketch the face, nose, eyes and other facial elements. We will start with a short warm-up sketching exercises prepared especially for beginners.
  2. Basic shadowing techniques.
  3. How to draw the head from different angles to create more dynamic portraits.

At this end of this class, students will have a better understanding of how to draw the head from an angle, how to shade realistic features, and how to draw a complete realistic portrait.

What to expect:

  • step by step instructions from the teacher
  • individual analysis of your drawing and hints for the future
  • meeting new creative people
  • an enjoyable evening in Kunsthaus

Looking forward to this evening with you,

Aleksandra Bzdzikot, Artist & Certified Art Therapist


Additional information


27th November 2019, 18:00-20:00

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 and children are highly welcome.