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Portrait Painting: A Master Workshop with Nanette Fluhr

March 20 - 22, 2020 10 am - 4 pm
Art League of Long Island
Price $490.00

A beautiful portrait not only attains a remarkable likeness but also captures the true spirit of the subject. In this workshop, you will learn the techniques that the masters have used for centuries. Working from a live model for three days, you will learn the principles of portrait painting in the classical tradition. This workshop will help develop your ability to achieve a likeness, understand the light on the model, mix realistic complexions and create a three dimensional illusion. Fluhr will demonstrate in class and offer personal critiques.



Capturing a Likeness: Painting the Portrait in Oil
May 18 - 21, 2020
Landgrove Inn, Langrove Vermont
802-824-6673
Price $600

A beautiful portrait not only attains a remarkable likeness but also captures the true spirit of the subject." Join acclaimed portraitist Nanette Fluhr for a four-day workshop retreat where you will learn the techniques that the masters have used for centuries. Working from a live model for four days, you will learn the principles of portrait painting in the classical tradition.

This workshop will help develop your ability to achieve a likeness, understand the light on the model, mix realistic complexions and create a three dimensional illusion. Nanette will demonstrate in class and offer personal critiques. Her clear approach provides an opportunity for artists of all levels to benefit from her twenty years of professional experience.


Online Classes



7 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access

Hours of close-up instruction
Answers from Nanette in our virtual classroom

Gain the skills to bring your subject to life in an expressive, polished portrait! Students will learn how to paint children, starting with choosing a subject, pose and mood for their paintings. Create an accurate line drawing of your subject with Nanette's expert, easy-to-follow tips on proportion. Then, translate your sketch into an imprimatura underpainting to establish underlying values and forms. Find out how to mix a range of realistic skin tones and beautiful hues as you apply vibrant color to your painting. Finally, refine your portrait with glazing and scumbling techniques and add lifelike details with personality-filled features and flowing hair.


Nanette filming her online Craftsy class, "Classic Children's Portraits in Oil"



    

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