to Oct 15

Portrait Painting in 3 ways Workshop

The object of this class is to understand the many aspects of painting a head study, and how we see as an artist by simplifying and isolating the main aspects of painting. Values, edges and temperature of light or color. Each day will be devoted to one of these three aspects. By breaking down the complex idea of a portrait to one of these fundamental foundations we can better understand them, adding more skills into your tool box for later use on finished studio pieces. Demonstrations will be given each day to help the students understand what it is we are trying to see and ways to interpret that into paint. Students can expect to complete three head studies during the course of this workshop. As an instructor and forever student myself, I find it helpful to not expect to create a beautiful finished piece in a class or workshop but instead expect to gain a better understanding and skill set to take back with me and apply to my own work. It is my hope that this class will do just that for the students. Tuition $400 + Model fee.

To Register Contact Main Street Art Center

Lake Zurich, IL

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