Thurs: 5-Session Portrait in Oil Paint with Caitlin Hurd at Trestle Workshops

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Thurs: 5-Session Portrait in Oil Paint with Caitlin Hurd at Trestle Workshops

275.00

5-Session Portrait in Oil Paint with Caitlin Hurd

  • Thursday Night, 6:30 - 9:30PM, Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30 

In this five-session workshop you will be introduced to fundamental oil painting techniques and tools on how to paint a Portrait from models, photography and self-portraits, with a strong emphasis on the structure of the head.  This class with learn proportions and structures of facial features rather than paint by number.  Class begins with a demonstration by the instructor. You will spend the majority of the class painting, during which the instructor will offer help and critique to students individually.

Materials to Bring: 

- $15 materials fee paid directly to instructor (covers cost of paint)

- Prepared 12 x 16" canvas

- Palette, 12 x 16" or larger, plastic or wood, rectangular or round; See for example: dickblick.com/products/richeson-wooden-palettes/

- Palette knife, metal

- Rags, cotton, most art supply or hardware stores sell packages of rags

- 2 small jars that have lids that can be sealed

- An assortment of oil painting brushes; Filbert and Round shaped brushes are most versatile, Bristle and Synthetic Sable hair brushes are best and most cost effective, and a variety of sizes from 1/8" to 1" will allow a greater range of detail and mark making. See for example: 

- portable mirror

 

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