Learn the correct proportions of the human head and work from proportion charts developed by court portrait artists in Renaissance era. Each class, we will work on a different aspect of proportion; profile, full face, ¾ view, and odd facial expressions. We will work from proportion charts, and sketch the head in great detail before painting. Learn how to use negative space, and proportion to get a likeness. Start with a photo reference for first class, then a live model. Learn full face proportions and work from a photo reference, then a live model. Learn dramatic portraiture by painting from a photo of a costumed model, and dramatic lighting by painting from a photo of a candle-lit model. Great class to learn how to make portraits using pastel. Open to beginners and advanced.
Portrait Class in Oil and Pastel
Can be shipped for free anywhere in continental US.