Portrait Painting (Oils)
Tuesday 9 May 2017
Explore portrait painting in oils in this short one-day workshop in my kitchen. We work from photos that I will provide and go through initial setup, blocking in, and working into details and we will touch upon all topics that come along during the painting process. I will paint a little along with you, explaining the various stages of an oil portrait. Because we only have one day we will not glaze but work wet in wet (alla prima), trying to get a portrait done within the hours we have. We will discuss colour choices, mixing, drawing, shapes and likeness.
The kitchen has limited space: there is room for 2 students using table easels and around 3 small floor easels. Feel free to bring your own small floor easel if you have one (let me know), but I can provide one for you as well.
! No turps or solvents! Please do not bring any toxic solvents as we would like to keep the air clean. We have our lunch in the same small space. We can wipe clean brushes on kitchen roll.
Please do not bring too much as space is limited. If you have any questions about the materials or the workshop, feel free to ask!
Workshops May 2017
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