Portrait Painting in Oil or Acrylics

Portrait Painting in Oil or Acrylics

Sundays, January 10 – February 21* / 1 – 4 pm
*NOTE: Class does not meet on February 7

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.

Instructor: Daniel Helzer
Ages: Adults (15+) / All Levels

Supply List:

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


January 10, 2016 1 – 4 pm