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Alla Prima Oil Painting the Portrait

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
Times: 10am-2pm
Cost: $180

Materials list:
Oil Paint Colors
Titanium White
Cadmium Yellow
Cadmium Red
Alizarin Crimson
Transparent Oxide Red
Ultramarine Blue
# 6, 4, 2 Flat Oil Painting Brush
Glass Container for Gamsol
Paper Towels
Three 9x12 Mona Lisa SpeedBall Gessoed Panels

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