WORKSHOPS

PORTRAIT PAINTING

In this workshop you will learn what it takes to paint life-like portraits using the sight-size method. The course will span over 5 days observing the model from life to understand what are the essential elements that underline the structure of the head and ultimately determine likeness.

FIGURE PAINTING IN OILS

In this 5 days class you will learn how to approach in paint a complicated subject such as the human form in a simple and organized way. We will take advantage of a sustained pose for the entire duration of the course to first draw, then paint the figure in sight size.

STILL LIFE

This short course aims to introduce students to the setup, design and execution of still-life painting. Using the sight-size method of approach, students will be guided through a step-by-step process involving accurate drawing and creative placement of objects on the canvas, true to life color observation and a varying of brush techniques for different textural effects.

FIGURE DRAWING

This short course aims to introduce students to the methods of classical figure drawing in pencil. Using comparative measurements and classical gesture as the basis for creating an elegant reproduction of the model, students will be guided through the process of drawing the figure from start to finish.

PORTRAIT PAINTING

This course will provide you with a complete procedure for painting a portrait head, from a simple charcoal transfer drawing through to a finished study in oils, using the sight-size method.