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7 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access

Hours of close-up instruction
Answers from Nanette in our virtual classroom

Gain the skills to bring your subject to life in an expressive, polished portrait! Students will learn how to paint children, starting with choosing a subject, pose and mood for their paintings. Create an accurate line drawing of your subject with Nanette's expert, easy-to-follow tips on proportion. Then, translate your sketch into an imprimatura underpainting to establish underlying values and forms. Find out how to mix a range of realistic skin tones and beautiful hues as you apply vibrant color to your painting. Finally, refine your portrait with glazing and scumbling techniques and add lifelike details with personality-filled features and flowing hair.


In-Person Classes




Portrait Painting in Oil
Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Art League of Long Island

A beautiful portrait not only attains a remarkable likeness but also captures the true spirit of the subject. In this class, you will learn the techniques that the masters have used for centuries. Working from a live model, you will learn the principles of figure and portrait painting in the classical tradition. This course will develop your ability to achieve a likeness, understand the light on the model, mix realistic complexions and create a three dimensional illusion.

Workshops





Portrait Painting Techniques
December 14-16 2016
The Teaching Studios of Long Island

Description:

In Portrait Painting Techniques, students will learn the techniques that the masters have used for centuries. Working from a live model for 3 days, you will learn the principles of portrait painting in the classical tradition. This workshop will help develop your ability to achieve a likeness, understand the light on the model, mix realistic complexions and create a three dimensional illusion.






2 Day Portrait Drawing Workshop with Nanette Fluhr
April 13 and 14 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Art League of Long Island

This 2 day workshop will focus on capturing both the physical likeness of the model and also their inner essence and character. Emphasis will be place on developing expression, beauty of line, edges, gesture and atmosphere. Fluhr will demonstrate in class and offer personal critiques.



    

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