Intro to Portrait Painting

Tuesdays 1:30 - 4:30 pm

4 classes: $295 (includes model fees)

Starts June 11th, 2019

Instructor:

Johnnie Sielbeck

Prerequisites:

Drawing and painting experience from life recommended.

Class Description:

This course is will introduce students to creating portraits in oil.

Supply List:

  • Canvas boards/panels/canvas paper.

    • (6) 9"x12"s

    • (2) 12"x16"s

  • Palette - please bring in a clean palette, flat, wooden or melamine (melamine is easier to clean)

  • Steel palette knife (3" trowel)

  • Odorless mineral spirits (no smelly solvents). Gamsol and Turpenoid Natural are good less toxic solvents

  • Container for your mineral spirits

  • Paper towels or rags

  • Small container of linseed or walnut oil

  • Brushes – assorted. Try hog and synthetic blend

    • Filbert 2, 4, 6, 8

    • Flat 2, 4, 6, 8

  • Oil colors (please use professional grade)

    • Titanium white (large tube)

    • Winsor yellow

    • Winsor red

    • Ultramarine blue

    • Raw umber

    • Transparent oxide red (sometimes called Transparent Earth Red)