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Sat, Jan 27



Mastering Portrait Painting in Water-Soluble Oils: A Comprehensive Workshop

Embark on a creative journey as we delve into the captivating world of portrait painting with water-soluble oil paints. In this immersive workshop, participants will acquire essential skills to bring their portraits to life, guided by a seasoned artist.

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Mastering Portrait Painting in Water-Soluble Oils: A Comprehensive Workshop
Mastering Portrait Painting in Water-Soluble Oils: A Comprehensive Workshop

Time & Location

Jan 27, 2024, 10:00 a.m. PST – Feb 24, 2024, 11:15 p.m. PST


About the Event

What You'll Learn:

  • Image Transfer Techniques: Uncover various methods to seamlessly transfer your reference image onto canvas, ensuring accurate proportions and placement.
  • Materials Mastery: Discover the complete toolkit for successful water-soluble oil painting, from brushes and canvases to paints and mediums.
  • Flesh Tone Alchemy: Learn the art of mixing flesh tones, exploring color theory and nuanced shades to capture the intricacies of skin.
  • Realism through Value: Balance light and shadow to create a lifelike portrayal, mastering the interplay of highlights and shadows for three-dimensional impact.
  • Harmonizing Warm and Cool Tones: Understand the delicate balance between warm and cool tones to infuse depth and vibrancy into your portraits.
  • Detail Painting Techniques: Elevate your skills in capturing intricate details, from facial features to textures, bringing your portraits to a new level of refinement.
  • Varnishing Wisdom: Receive valuable insights into varnishing your final masterpiece, along with practical advice and potential challenges to ensure a lasting, gallery-worthy finish.

Join me for an enriching experience where creativity meets technique, and every stroke brings your portrait closer to perfection. Suitable for all skill levels, this workshop promises to enhance your artistic journey and leave you with newfound confidence in portrait painting. Secure your spot now for 6 weeks of inspiration, learning, and the joy of creating captivating portraits!

Watch a time-lapse of a work in progress portrait by the instructor here

Time lapse of a portrait in water-soluble oils - YouTube


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