Working from the model, students will explore the art of painting the portrait from life. This class is primarily about painting the head in a convincing,representational manner. Initially, emphasis will be placed on shape and tonal relationships. The class will focus on creating a portrait from the early stages of setup to the finishing strokes. Students will be working from live models while they are guided through various ways of handling oil paint in order to create a finished piece. Students can expect instructor demonstration and plenty of individual attention.
Teaching Artist: Kai Lun Qu
Dates: April 22, 29 and May 6, 2017
Oil Paint Colors
Transparent Oxide Red
# 6, 4, 2 Flat Oil Painting Brush
Glass Container for Gamsol
Three 9x12 Mona Lisa SpeedBall Gessoed Panels