Portrait Painting in Oil or Acrylics

Portrait Painting in Oil or Acrylics

Sundays, September 6 – October 11 / 1 – 4 pm

Students will be introduced to portrait painting techniques in the first two class sessions (without a model). The following four classes will have brief instruction at the beginning of class followed by an open studio format painting class working from a live model. Students may use acrylic or oil paint.

NOTE: These dates were changed from Sept 13 – Oct 18 to Sept 6 – Oct 11.

Instructor: Daniel Helzer
Ages: 15 and up / All Levels

Required Supplies:

Color recommendations are as follows:

  • Titanium White 
  • Ultramarine Blue 
  • Cadmium Red Medium or Light
  • Lemon or Cadmium Yellow Light 
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Viridian Green 
  • Burnt Sienna 

Selection of brushes 
Palette knife
Painting Board or Canvas (16×12 or smaller, is appropriate) 
Container/jar water 
Paper towels
Cheap Plastic Ruler
Gamsol mineral spirits (if working in Oil)

September 6, 2015 1 – 4 pm