Methods of Contemporary Portrait Painters

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Methods of Contemporary Portrait Painters

18 June, 2018 to 29 June, 2018


Angel Academy of Art
10 Via Nardo di Cione, Firenze, Toscana 50121


Students begin by studying various portrait masters, focusing on value and colour design. Work from the live model focuses on accuracy of colour and subtlety of form. The practice of using photographs as source material is explained and practiced.

The goal of the workshop is to create an expressive portrait by taking advantage of the best aspects of the live model, the artist’s imagination and the camera. Methods of teaching include: individual and group critiques, demonstrations of technique and discussion of the various methods and materials of painting.