About this Event
1600 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Painting a portrait is to paint the personality of a person; everyone has a story hidden in the emotions and shapes on their face. In this workshop, engage in a variety of traditional oil painting techniques such as underpainting, alla prima, glazing, and fat over lean to create a portrait using oil paint. Learn how to enhance your work through expressive brush work, controlling of transparent to opaque in hues, and simplifying shapes to render objects effectively. Convey the subjects life experience and individual emotions through the creation of a long lasting legacy.
Materials needed: Paints (Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Ultramarine blue, Titanium white, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber), Walnut oil, Eco friendly paint thinner, An old T-shirt/rag , 8 X 10 stretched canvas, or canvas board or canvas pad , Brushes (a set of bristle brushes or nylon brushes), Charcoal Pencils, Palette, 2 small Glass containers for Oil and Thinner