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Advanced Portrait Painting

£720.00

Fridays
13 January – 31 March 2023 / 10.00am – 4.00pm
12 Fridays / No half term break

Tutor: Allan Ramsay

Course #: FR19

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Description

Advanced Portrait Painting

On this advanced oil painting course you’ll develop an understanding of the art of portrait painting.

Explore the process of painting a long poses in oils over several weeks.

Enhance your understanding of relevant aspects of human anatomy through drawing the head and figure.

A previous knowledge of oil painting and figure painting is required.

Fridays
13 January – 31 March 2023 / 10.00am – 4.00pm
12 Fridays / No half term break

Tutor: Allan Ramsay

Course #: FR19

Materials List

Please bring these materials with you when you start the course:

Oil paint
There are generally 2 kinds of oil paint “artist quality “ which is recommended for a more experienced painter.

Other paint is better suited for those who are just beginning
Heatherleys sells an excellent range of mid -priced good quality oil paint.

Colours

  • Titanium white
  • Yellow ochre
  • Lemon yellow
  • Cadmium yellow pale
  • Light red or venetian red
  • Cadmium red
  • Alizarin crimson
  • Ultramarine blue
  • Raw umber
  • Ivory black

Brushes
There are generally 2 kinds of brushes for oil paint; nylon /synthetic brushes and hog hair brushes. A range of sizes are required.

  • Long flats or long filberts are recommended. Short flats re not recommended.
  • A pointed brush for detail
  • Long handles are preferable

Palette
“tear off” paper palettes are very useful

Thinners
Low odour thinners . Availlable from the Heatherleys shop

Mandatory in all the classes

  • Dippers – Dippers are small tins approx 4cm in diameter. Used to hold thinners
  • Palette knife
  • A palette knife in shape of a trowel is best recommended
    Canvas or canvas board to paint upon is required

Optional
An apron or old shirt is always useful

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