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8 Week Class: Portrait Drawing and Painting

8 Week Class:
Portrait Drawing and Painting

Mondays 6-8:30pm beginning June 18th
Plus Nelson-Atkins Museum Visit TBD by Student Vote
Class Fee $320

Class will cover all aspects of portrait drawing in charcoal and painting in oil. Basics as well as advanced concepts will be covered, so it is appropriate for students of any ability level. Models will be our primary reference, but photos, images of art, etc., may serve as reference as well.

Concepts covered will include:

  • Proportion
  • Accurate and expressive contours
  • Light logic
  • Likeness
  • Skin tone palettes and mixing
  • Various oil painting techniques
  • Composition
  • Limitations and advantages of photographic references


Earlier Event: May 13
Mother's Day - No Life Drawing
Later Event: October 13
Realistic Charcoal Drawing 6 Week Class