Portrait Drawing and Painting from Observation for Beginners

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
1 - 4 PM

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Eight Wednesdays, January 17 - March 7

Ages 18+

Designed for beginners, this class gets students started with an understanding of basic proportions of the human face, neck, and head. Participants will observe professional models in a variety of positions. Through demonstration and practice, they will become familiar with contour, gesture, and observational drawing. Each session will include instruction in basic acrylic painting skills, color mixing, and composition, and students will produce one portrait painting each week during the last 4 weeks of the class.

$260 members • $300 nonmembers

Instructor: Patris

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About the Instructor:

Patris left the education profession in 2004 to pursue her art full-time. She has recently been juried into several national plein air painting competitions and her work is in many private and public collections. She served on the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission and is a member of the California Art Club, the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, and Landscape Artists International.

Information

Register by clicking the REGISTER button above or visit the Museum Admission Desk.

No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise. Students are welcome to bring their personal supplies; however there is no discount for doing so. Oil paints are not allowed in studio classrooms.


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