Portrait Painting in Acrylics WW39
January 6, 2020 @ 1:30 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 brushes. Students 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 the face, painting light and shadows, hair and clothes and the techniques that make a good portrait great. The instructor will provide demonstrations and share many painting and composition methods, tricks, and visual aids. Strong focus will be on color mixing, getting a good likeness, and learning how exciting and satisfying portrait painting can be.
Classes meet January 6 – February 3
Mondays, 1:30 – 4:30 pm
#WW39 $170 (Museum members $140)