Portrait Painting in Oil or Acrylics

Portrait Painting in Oil or Acrylics

Tuesdays, March 6 – March 27 / 6 – 9 pm

Students will be introduced to portrait painting techniques in the first three class sessions (without a model). The final class 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.

Ages: Adult (15+) / All levels
Instructor: Daniel Helzer

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

Nevada K-12 Educators: Please note, this course has been approved by the Nevada Department of Education for 1.0 in-service credit. Please contact claire.munoz@nevadaart.org if you wish to receive in-service credit.

March 6, 2018 6 – 9 pm