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[Doha, Qatar] Portrait Drawing and Painting

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[Doha, Qatar] Portrait Drawing and Painting
[Doha, Qatar] Portrait Drawing and Painting

Time & Location

May 25, 2023, 5:00 PM GMT+3 – May 29, 2023, 9:00 PM GMT+3

Art Academy, Al Loulou St, Doha, Qatar


About The Event

This workshop is hosted by Art Academy in Doha, Qatar.

To register or for more information, dial number 0097460090097 or email

[Expressive Portrait Drawing]


  • 23 Tue, 5-9pm
  • 24 Wed, 5-9pm
  • 26 Fri, 10am-6pm

[Expressive Portrait Painting]

in OIL

  • 25 Thur, 5-9pm
  • 27 Say, 10am-6pm
  • 28 Sun, 5-9pm

[Charcoal drawing material]

Drawing Pad: Strathmore, 300 or 400 series, 14x17 inch or larger, medium surface. Link

  • If you don't find the Strathmore ‘drawing' pad, any brand of 'Charcoal' pad is fine.
  • No 'New Sprint', 'Bristol' or 'Smooth surface', They don't work well with charcoal sticks.

Willow Charcoal: 1 thick and 1 thin stick. (General, Cortes, Winsor Newton, or any brand)

Charcoal Pencil: 'General' charcoal pencil (HB or 2H). Link. If you don't find a 'General' brand, just bring a vine charcoal (hard or medium) stick. Or no pencil is fine.

Kneaded eraser: link

(Optional) Blending stump: link

(Optional) Utility Knife: for sharpening a pencil.

(Optional) Sandpaper: link. for sharpening pencil and vine charcoal sticks.

(Optional) Drawing board: any wooden, plastic, or thick paper board for backing the drawing pad.

(Optional) Workable Fixative: to preserve your drawing for your portfolio.

(Optional) Portable easel. (No easel is fine, too. You can put a drawing pad on the table.)

[Oil Painting materials]

  • Oil Paint: Any brand.

Titanium White

Cadmium Yellow

Cadmium Red

Alizarin Crimson

Ultramarine Blue

Pthalo Green (or Viridian)

Burnt Umber           Ivory Black

  • Canvas paper pad or Stretched canvas (11x14 inch or larger, smooth surface is better).
  • Brushes: Various size of flat (either natural or synthetic hair of any brand is fine but must have good shape of hair). Zin mostly uses low price/synthetic flat brushes.
  • Palette Knife: Sharp.
  • Palette: Palette Pad or any wooden/plastic/glass palette.
  • Medium: Pure, Odorless 'Linseed oil’, ‘sunflower oil’, or 'safflower oil' (similar smell and texture to normal home cooking oil) in a jar. No fast-dry medium, such as; Liquin or Galkid. (At the workshop, Zin will use Sunflower oil + odorless mineral spirit).
  • Paper towel or rag: To wipe the oil with a brush. (Zin uses cut drop cloth)
  • Plastic bag: To put oiled paper in.
  • Large paper or plastic sheet: To prevent paint drops on the table or floor.
  • Easel (optional): Portable. Wooden French easel or Light aluminum frame, Stand, or table-top easel. No easel? No problem. Just put a canvas on the table.

*For our healthy study experience, please don't use fast-drying mediums, or smelly or toxic mediums, such as Liquin, galkid, etc. But use an odorless/no-smelly medium only.

This workshop is hosted by Art Academy in Doha, Qatar.

To register or for more information, dial number 0097460090097 or email

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