Painting the Portrait

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Painting the Portrait

600.00

This summer workshop  intensive was so successful Jay is now offering it as a weekly evening class beginning October 24th.

instructor Jay Blums
October 24 - December 12

Tuesday's 6pm - 9pm


Working in one of the most enjoyable and satisfying genres of painting, we will learn traditional oil painting techniques for capturing a likeness, mood, and character. working from a live model.

This class is perfect for beginners, but also offers a supportive environment for more experienced painters to hone their skills. Among the thing we will cover are:

-a comparative measurement system to allow the student to capture an accurate likeness at any scale
-the stages of a painting
-how to perceive values correctly
-all aspects of color, including how to use value, chroma, and hue shifts to model form
-how to pace yourself and prioritize
-how to work logically from the “general” to the “specific”
-paint handling, whether transparently applied or using thick impasto
-how to control the boundary between the lights and shadows to describe form and texture

Model fee included; materials not included. Materials list and further details will be provided upon registration. 

 

Please Note: We can not give re-funds on this class if cancelled 1 week prior or once class has begun. Once you have paid your easel space will be held for you and your easel is provided so please no out side easels to be brought to class. Thank you

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