Teach Portrait drawing/painting from photographs in group and private sessions (begginers to experienced).
Take on Corporate "team building" group sessions where the group enjoy the liberation of creating a painting together to be hung in their work place (no artistic skill or experience necessary)
- Future Tuition:
- Portraits in Pastel
Debi Cohen was born and grew up in Zimbabwe where she first exhibited lino print works at the now Harare Art Gallery while still at school. After going to South Africa to study Pattern Cutting and designing she hitchhiked around America earning money speed sketching people in the markets before moving to Israel to live on an artist orientated Kibbutz called Kfar Hanasi to study Art and Calligraphy.
In 1994 Debi came to Oxfordshire England, by then married with two children and attended art courses in Chipping Norton to gain experience in a range of mediums. In 1997 Debi with her family moved up to Cheshire and attended Macclesfield College part time studying Life Drawing for two years.
Although Debi does still paint in Acrylics and Water Colour Pencils, she has fallen in love with soft Pastels. Debi currently specialises in painting Portraits of people,figures, pets and animals from photographs where she happily accepts commissions between painting studies for future exhibitions.
Debi Cohen exhibiting Dog Portraits
Medium: Soft & hard pastel
Duration: all through December 2009
Venue: ROOM AT THE TOP (coffee shop Restaurant and Gallery)
A percentage of the sales will go to the VMA (Victoria Mill Arts) East Cheshire Community Projects
Acrylics, Drawing, Pastels, Pen & Ink, Pencil/Charcoal, Watercolour Pencil
Animals, Calligraphy, Figure, Life Drawing, Portrait, Wildlife