Portrait Painting in Oil or Acrylics

Portrait Painting in Oil or Acrylics

Tuesdays, October 23 – November 20 / 6 – 9 pm

Students will be introduced to portrait painting techniques while exploring the unique qualities of oil or acrylic paint. Student will be work on composition, facial structure and anatomy while exploring painting techniques in the studio. Student will work on painting techniques in the first two classes. The final three classes will have utilize a live model for reference. 

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
Pallet 
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.

Painting
October 23, 2018 6 – 9 pm
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