Create a portrait of a subject of your choice using acrylic paint. Learn the proportions of the head, how to create a likeness and the colours used to paint skin tones.

Online – Beginner
Fridays, June 4 – July 16 (Not July 2)  7:00pm – 8:00pm
Number of Classes: 6
Adult 18+

Fee   $96.00  Adult registration is for one adult on one computer/device.

Week 1: Draw the proportions of the head
Week 2: Sketch a chosen individual
Week 3: Draw individual onto canvas
Week 4: Begin the painting process – block in shapes with washes
Week 5: Add darker tones
Week 6: Paint portrait. Use thicker paint add warm and cool colours

Materials Required

photo of subject
sketchbook/paper, pencil set – set of 6B to 2H pencils (or similar)
white eraser
11”x14” canvas
acrylic paint primary colours, white and raw sienna
assorted brushes

Materials are available at various local stores

Instructor Scot Paisley

Scot is a dynamic teacher who likes to adapt his classes to the participants’ ability and interest.

Online classes will be delivered via Zoom Meetings. The meeting link and password will be emailed the morning of the first class.

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This course starts this evening and registrations are now closed.