PORTRAIT PAINTING in OIL


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With or Without Supplies



Instructor, Betty Ann Medeiros
Monday, February 24, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
10 am - 12:30 pm

This class is for students who have either taken the “ drawing in preparation for painting class” or who have already drawn a portrait on a canvas and is ready to paint. This class is for all levels . Students may bring their own materials from suggested supply list or pay additional fee for materials supplied by the studio.

  •  Mixing oil paint flesh tones correctly using a limited palette
  • Techniques of toning canvas, blocking in the underpainting.
  • Tips for shading and reflective color of the skin.
  • Painting realistic eyes, noses and lips
  • Tips for Painting hair
  • Capturing a realistic likeness

Yellow ochre
Lemon yellow
Cadmium yellow
Alizarin crimson
Cadmium red
Ultra marine blue
Sap green
Ivory black
Titanium white
Linseed oil and Brushes variety of sizes


Portrait already drawn on 11x14 or larger oil primed linen canvas or canvas panel.

The fee for the 6-week workshop is $225 without supplies and $255 with supplies. Class size is limited to 8 students. Please use the drop-down menu when registering.

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