Portrait Painting Workshop

Image Credit: Rob Wareing

Bridgwater Arts Centre, Castle Street, TA6 3DD

07943299673
Chandos@macace.net
chandosartistssociety.uk

Friday 16 March 2018
2-4pm
Admission Fee: £5
Booking recommended
Email: Chandos@macace.net

This workshop is suitable for artists who have never attempted portraiture before, as well as practised artists, and will be led by Lesley Nicholls.  

The session will begin with a slide presentation covering the basic proportions of the human face, light and shade, as well as useful tips to help you achieve a good likeness of your model. It will finish with a series of slides showing the various stages leading up to a finished portrait. 

Because Acrylic paints are so flexible, please bring with you tubes of Cadmium Orange, Burnt Sienna and White, (plus maybe Crimson, Hookers Green Dark and a chosen background colour) along with a palette, a half-inch decorator’s brush available from any hardware store (smaller brushes for fine detail only), a water container, a 12 x 16 inch canvas, an easel (free standing or desktop) and, of course, a well lit reference photograph for your subject.

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