Intro to Painting a Portrait in Oils
This class is an introduction to a classical approach to painting a portrait of a live model in a sustained pose. Foundational techniques will inspire and help students move their visual language forward. Through a step-by-step process, starting with the Underpainting to Color Underpainting to Final Layer, students will learn about composition, light and shadow, proportion, anatomy and color mixing.
Underpainting Layer – Composition and the separation of light and dark
Color Underpainting – Gradation of value to create a three dimensional form
Final Layer – Application of paint through techniques such as glaze and scumble
This class is open to beginner, intermediate and advanced students. If you have any questions about the workshop or materials, please feel free to contact the instructor at email@example.com
The model will not be wearing a mask during the workshop.
Class Cancellations: PAC reserves the right to cancel classes if we do not reach the minimum of 5 students. If cancelled, everyone registered will be notified and issued a full refund.