Self Portraits in Oil with Elean...

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Mar 26, 2017

Sun 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1249 Marin Ave.
Albany, CA 94706

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FUNDAMENTALS & TECHNIQUES
Explore how artists from the past have used the self portrait as a tool for self discovery and learn techniques to engage representational painting as a meditative vehicle.

Students may come from all different levels, the emphasis is on developing a particular attitude towards the act of painting which is presented in such a way that someone with no experience could follow along.

Overview:

Introduction : Exploring historical self portraits, placing emphasis on the psychological and social meaning behind self portraits
Part 1: Materials and Tools; demonstration of techniques, including an overview of creating an imprimatura, color mixing, identifying light mass, shadow mass, and some basic anatomy.
Part 2: Students will have time and one-on-one attention to create a wet on wet, alla prima self portrait from life.

Cost

Payment required - $100 plus $35 Materials Fee

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