Realism in Oil Portrait Painting, May 2-23, (10am-1pm), Tuesdays
Realist portrait and figurative artist Denise Laurin will guide students toward success in traditional oil portrait painting. The objective of this course is to introduce observational strategies that help achieve likeness and realistic accuracy. Students will learn proportion basics, value, color mixing, color temperature and oil technique. Bring two or three 8” x 10” photo references of your subject’s head and neck area and a sturdy piece of cardboard. Choose a photo with a range of values and clear detail. One will be chosen for painting.
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