Portrait Painting in Oil Workshop

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Portrait Painting in Oil Workshop

22 January, 2018 to 26 January, 2018

EUR 570

Academy of Fine Art Germany
13 Daimlerstraße, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, HE 61352

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For whom is the course?

It is suitable for beginners with first character skills and advanced, and especially popular for tattoo artists, illustrators, designers and pros for PC games and animation films in the character design field.

What do I learn in this course?

In this workshop, you will work the whole time from a real person. You can decide to draw with pencil or charcoal or to paint in oil. If you have never painted with oil, we recommend to draw.

Like our full-time students, you are working from a long-term pose. This means that the same model keeps the same pose all week. This gives you the opportunity to draw or paint a detailed study in which you can concentrate on the many details a portrait of person has.

Basically, this workshop is similar to the figure workshop. The difference is that the focus is on the head maximum to the hips of the person and therefore that the person is dressed.

Our instructors will teach you how to use measurement methods to transfer a person with its correct proportions. How to get started and how to make the drawing or painting looks realistically will be the main themes in this workshop. After outlining the model and get the proportions correct, the participants will focus on the shadow shapes and lines. When you are working with oil you will then concentrate on mixing colours and make your values work together. How to capture the models expression will of course also be shown.

What do I have to bring?

The materials to be brought along can be seen here:

Material List Drawing
Material List Oil Painting

Further information:

The workshops takes place from a minimum of 5 participants to a maximum of 15.

You can find cheap accommodations here: Bad Homburg Tourism oder Airbnb