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This course covers the basics of painting portraits using oil paint. Through exercises and instruction you will learn how to mix colour, develop rich layers of oil paint, explore different portraiture techniques, use a range of mediums, and develop different effects and brushstrokes. You will leave with a finished painting along with a sound knowledge of oil painting and portraiture.

What you'll get

  • Learn about anatomy and portraiture techniques
  • An overview of oil painting equipment and materials
  • Colour palette mixing for skin tone and colour
  • Surface Preparation
  • Wet-in-wet oil painting
  • Portraiture painting from life and from photographs

what to bring

  • Photograph or image of a portrait you want to paint


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