Instructor present every day
Enrollment limited to 12 students
In this class participants will investigate the foundational elements of portrait painting. During the course of two days students will construct one portrait. Each lesson will be comprised of a different set of concepts and techniques which build progressively on each other. Beginning with strategies for placing the proportions of the model onto a two-‐dimensional surface the class will then progress to the articulation of form by means of light, perspective, and structure. In addition the instructor will present the basics of color theory and how gain accuracy with color mixing. Additionally topics pertaining to anatomy and design will also be presented and tailored to the needs of each student. Lessons will take the form of demonstrations and individual critiques according to each participant’s needs.