Want to learn how to make Portrait Painting? Then this Portrait Painting Course for Beginners is just for you.

Portrait painting is a genre in painting, where the intent is to represent a specific human subject. This means the painting of a human or animal subject using references such as Digital Images, Printed Pictures or from Memory. A portrait painting or drawing depicts the image of a particular person or animal, or group thereof.

Our Portrait Painting Course for Beginners at the Crafts Village Academy is aimed at teaching beginners the Art of Portrait Painting from scratch using Traditional Methods and at the end of this course, each student will be exposed to all the basics of portrait drawing as well as be able to complete a portrait by themselves.


CraftsVillage Studio;
25, Ogunlana Drive, Surulere Lagos


  • Introduction to Portrait Painting
  • Introduction to Colour Theory
  • Introduction to the Basics on Portraiture (Human Head) & Gridding of Portraits.
  • Perspective & Composition
  • Painting with Acrylics; Portrait sketching to drawing from photos or model(s).
  • Portrait Drawing and Shading Techniques
  • Assessments & Examinations
Mode of Learning
  • In-person & Practical Lesson
CraftsVillage Academy Studio
25, Ogunlana Drive, Surulere, Lagos

11am – 2pm

Mode of Assessment
Physical & Online

NOTE: This course is suitable for beginners, but some drawing experience is recommended. This course can be followed along with using traditional media such as oil paints and acrylics, or digital painting applications.

Payment can be made into GTBank: 0248237722 Crafts Village kindly send proof of payment via email to academy@craftsvillage.com.ng or via Whatsapp to 0706 146 9592. A payment confirmation will be sent to you with all other information/requirement needed to commence your training!