About the course
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.To maintain the highest quality teaching and results there are no more than four students per portrait model. This allows you to a achieve a life size portrait and quickly utilise the Sight-Size technique to accomplish a strong likeness. Essential requisites whenever working on a portrait commission.
The course will address
Applying a knowledge of anatomy to a portrait
Understanding proportions and planes of the head
Capturing an accurate likeness
How to organise a complicated subject as the portrait with a simple value range
Assembling an appropriate palette of colours
Mixing accurate colour values
Paint handling and edge control
Controlling focus in a portrait
Teacher: Luca Indraccolo
5th – 9th October 2015- NOW BOOKING
Daily Timetable: 9:30am to 4:30pm (one hour lunch break)
Max number of students: 8
All courses are subject to availability. LARA reserves the right to cancel any course. LARA will aim to provide enough prior notice in the event of a cancellation and all fees will be refunded.
Materials are not provided so please view the materials page.
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Fees must be paid in total to LARA in order to secure your place. No refunds are available. All courses are subject to availability. LARA reserves the right to cancel any course. In the event of a cancellation, all fees will be refunded in full.