Hone your artistic skills with a master

Hone your artistic skills with a master Twose’s portrait of filmmaker Ken Loach has been selected for the 2017 BP Portrait Awards

Ever wanted to step into an award-winning artist’s studio, learning from a grandmaster to inspire your artistic abilities, developing new skills and secret techniques?

Whether you’ve never painted before or are a skilled artist, Portfolio Art Tours is offering tailor-made painting sessions with the critically-acclaimed portrait artist Richard Twose.

For the first time arts lovers and cultural aficionados will be able to immerse themselves in what it takes to create a masterpiece, picking up secret tips, techniques and inspiration, studying alongside this distinguished artist.

Twose paints from a studio in a quintessential English hamlet near Bath.

To learn from this inspirational artist, Portfolio Art Tours has arranged masterclasses held at his personal studios.

Step into the artist’s world and immerse yourself in this privileged experience; sharing in the artist’s expert guidance as you hone your talent.

This artist will give private, hands-on demonstrations of his uniquely expressive work, revealing how he interprets and transfers the essence of his subject to canvas.

This year, Twose’s portrait of the internationally-renowned filmmaker, Ken Loach, has been selected from 2,500 entries to be shortlisted for the 2017 BP Portrait Awards.

His captivating portrait of the ground-breaking film director will be exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery from June 22nd to September 24th, before a UK wide tour.

His entry was selected from 2,580 entries from artists based in 87 countries around the world.

Portfolio Art Tours director, Amanda Dennes, said: “We’re thrilled Portfolio Art Tours Grandmaster Richard Twose has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 BP Portrait Awards and this year will give arts lovers of all disciplines the chance to learn alongside him.

“His repeated success in the major international BP Awards is testament to the depth of artistic talent that thrives in the West Country.”

Join Twose in his studios near Bath, England

More Information

Portfolio Art Tours work with individuals and small groups arranging private, behind-the-scenes visits. Working principally in the stunning south-west of England, Portfolio plan bespoke itineraries for arts lovers giving unique access to an international array of award-winning artists.

To see Twose’s work, find out more about Portfolio’s range of artist masterclasses, make a booking or to arrange a commission, visit the official website.