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Portrait Painting in Acrylics
September 30 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm$140. – $170.
Students will learn a variety of techniques for handling this fast-drying very forgiving medium, from color mixing and layering, to handling of brushes. Painters
will also learn how to make their own scumble brushes. The instructor will guide students through the step-by-step process of creating a portrait in acrylic starting with
transferring the image to canvas either freehand or other methods. Students will experiment with composition, negative space, backgrounds, mapping out of the face,
painting light and shadows, hair and clothes, and all the techniques that make a good portrait great. Some experimental techniques will be explored, and demonstrations will be given as needed. The instructor will share many painting and composition methods, tricks and visual aids in order to to make a more enjoyable, relaxed and “fearless” learning experience. Strong focus will be on color mixing, getting a good likeness, and learning how exciting and satisfying
portrait painting can be.
Classes meet September 30 – October 28 Register by Sep 23
Mondays, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
#FA46 $170(Museum members $140)