If you like this, here are some more events at National Portrait Gallery…
Drop-in Drawing, at the National Portrait Gallery – Every Friday
Take inspiration from the great works around you, and do your own sketches in this artist-led session. There is a short introduction at 6.30 PM, but you are free to pop in (and out) whenever you like. The class is suitable for everyone, from complete beginners to accomplished artists. They even provide some materials!
The Great War in Portraits – 27th February to 15th June 2014
With the centenary of the First World War coming up this year, the National Portrait Gallery will be putting on a timely exhibition of “Great War Portraits”. The exhibition will look at the different roles, experiences and destinies of those caught up in the conflict.
BP Portrait Award 2014 – 26th June to 21st September 2014
The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world. More than 2,000 artists are expected to enter this year, and fifty-five of the most outstanding and innovative new portraits will be on display at the National Portrait Gallery.