Painting the Portrait Class

Beaman Cole

Painting the Portrait Class

In this portrait painting 6 week class, Beaman will lecture with drawn or painted demonstrations

about the following:

Understanding the skull

The Head and shoulders in perspective

Facial components


Arrangement and Composition

The Color Palette

Value and Edges

Brushes and Handling

Painting Hair

Color Theory Survey of the Masters

Beaman Cole will also demonstrate:

This six week class will cover portrait painting. We will study the facial features, the head in perspective, lighting, planning and a survey of master portraits. Prepare to do sketches with charcoal or graphite. Students will have the option to use any painting media (oil, acrylic, watercolor, colored pencil, pastels). Cole will demonstrate with charcoal and oils throughout the class. Critiques will be provided.

6 week class starts September 26

Fridays 6 - 9 p.m.

Fee: $180

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