In this six-hour class you will learn a variety of skills and techniques towards understanding portrait painting. You will be taken through the process of portrait painting as Yvette guides you along the way with practical demonstrations. All materials are included.
Building skills incrementally, this workshop is designed to develop and strengthen observational skills and to provide a structure in working with the portrait.
Topics include seeing the face geometrically, tone and colour, preparatory studies, portrait proportions and painting techniques.
The workshop will be split into two sessions, with a one-hour lunch break in the middle, morning and afternoon refreshments are provided. There are many good cafes close-by to find some lunch.
What you will learn
- Painting a tonal study from a plaster head
- Identifying portrait structure
- Painting a self-portrait from the mirror
What you will get
- All materials included
- Practical demonstrations
- Morning and afternoon tea