Portrait Painting in Oils
Hosted by: Lynn Smith
At: Royal Road, Calodyne
Venue: Artspace Mauritius
Registration Website: Click Here
Italian artist Luca Indraccolo will be tutoring this portrait workshop and he will then be also tutoring Figurative Study the following week giving the student the opportunity of two weeks with this incredible artist. On this workshop you will learn how to approach the complicated subject of portrait painting in oils with observation of the life model so as to understand the planes and structure of the head and what to look for to achieve a likeness. We will look at the anatomy of the skull, proportions and planes of the head, basic composition strategies, how to organise a value range to convey a convincing light impression, colour theory, correct use of medium, and the importance of the edge to achieve the impression of form. By the end of this course students will understand the stages involved in creating a realistic portrait painting and have learned techniques they can apply to their own work and studies going forward.