One-day Classical Portrait Drawing Workshop with André Romijn

Discover the art of classical drawing with acclaimed artist André Romijn in an intimate one-day workshop at Kunsthuis André. With no experience needed, delve into the mastery of portrait drawing, from foundational techniques to capturing exquisite details. Limited to only five participants, this is your chance for personal guidance and to learn the secrets of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque masters. All materials are provided – just bring your enthusiasm! Unleash your potential and be amazed at what you can create. Sign up now and transform the way you see and draw the world.

Course Description

Unlock the secrets of classical drawing in a one-day intensive workshop led by renowned artist André Romijn. Designed for enthusiasts and beginners alike, this exclusive workshop, limited to just five participants, offers a deep dive into the art of portrait drawing. Experience the timeless techniques passed down from the Italian Renaissance and Baroque periods in an informal and supportive setting that encourages exploration and improvement.

What You Will Learn

Participants will emerge from this workshop with a solid foundation in classical drawing techniques and an understanding of the nuanced methods used by the old masters. Even without prior experience, you will be equipped with the essential tools and knowledge to create a lifelike portrait by the end of the session. Here’s a snapshot of the skills you will develop:

  • Foundational Techniques: Learn line drawing, shading, and texturing to bring your portraits to life.
  • Hand-Eye Coordination: Hone your ability to observe details and replicate them accurately on paper.
  • Portrait Proportions: Master the critical skill of capturing the human face’s proportions, from the skull structure to the subtleties of facial features.
Pencil drrawing by andre romijn

Workshop Requirements

  • Experience Level: No previous drawing experience required.
  • Materials: All necessary materials are provided with the course fee. Participants are welcome to bring any personal drawing tools they prefer to work with.
  • Eligibility: This workshop is perfect for those seeking to learn to draw or enhance their existing skills in drawing.

Workshop Structure

This 6-hour workshop is structured for optimal learning and practice:

  • Morning Session: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM with complimentary coffee, tea, and water provided.
  • Break: A chance to relax and grab a quick lunch in one of the many outlets in Middelburg.
  • Afternoon Session: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM with complimentary coffee, tea, and water provided.


  • Thursday 6 June WT1
  • Thursday 13 June WT2
  • Thursday 20 June WT3
  • Thursday 27 June WT4
  • Thursday 4 July WT5
  • Thursday 11 July WT6

Location: Kunsthuis André, Segeersstraat 3, 4331 JM, Middelburg

Instructor: André Romijn, Professional Artist, and Educator

Language: Lessons are given in Dutch and/or English

Course Fee: One-day workshop, 2 blocks of 3 hours costs 75 euro, including refreshments and all materials.

Course Outcome

By the end of this workshop, you will have completed several exercises and a full portrait drawing, showcasing your new skills. With André’s guidance, you will be set on a path of continuous improvement, with practice being the key to refining your art. Prepare to be astonished at how much your work will advance with the tools and techniques acquired from this workshop.


With limited spots available, early registration is encouraged to secure your place in this exclusive workshop.

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