Discover representational painting using a photo, master copy or live model in this class. Utilize traditional techniques such as chiaroscuro, imprimatur, grisaille, alla prima as well as some select contemporary techniques used to achieve a fully rendered portrait. This course will examine the human figure from head to torso, proper proportions and anatomy, light sources and values, edges, color relationships and compositional devices. Experience with portrait drawing and oil painting is necessary.
Skills acquired in this class include:
- Both traditional and contemporary techniques to achieve a fully rendered portrait.
- Proficiency with anatomy drawing.
- Advanced fundamentals of gesture, contour and line as well as knowledge of light sources and color theory.
Member Cost | $288
Non-Member Cost | $318
Dept. Fee | $125