Intro to Portrait Painting
Tuesdays 1:30 - 4:30 pm
4 classes: $295 (includes model fees)
Starts June 11th, 2019
Drawing and painting experience from life recommended.
This course is will introduce students to creating portraits in oil.
Canvas boards/panels/canvas paper.
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)
Transparent oxide red (sometimes called Transparent Earth Red)