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OPT 125-F21 | Portrait Painting

OPT 125-F21 | Portrait Painting

Tues, 1-3 pm (EST)

Maximum Enrollment: 12 LBS

Course Description


Learning  how to paint a  portrait can be intimidating.  This course is  specifically designed for anyone who wants to learn  how to  paint a  portrait  and or sharpen their skills. During these 8 weeks we will  explore  how to paint a solid head with proportions, anatomy, lights & darks and a lot of character! We will be working  online from a live model with Zoom. 

Bring your Art spirit and your paints whether they are Oils, Acrylics or  Pastels and lets paint Portraits!


Homework will be given every week.

Prerequisite: minimum requirement  Beginning Drawing  &  Beginning painting


8 sessions via Zoom with a model

October 5- November 11


1-3pm EST


Tuition: $325 (includes model fees)

CEUs: 1.6



Adeline Goldminc-Tronzo was born in Paris, France and trained in NYC at the Art Students League in the 1970s with Robert Beverly Hale, Marshall Glassier, Joseph Hirsch and Norman Lewis. For more than 35 years her work has been exhibited in both Europe and the US. Adeline also conducts painting workshops in Provence, and Paris, France. Learn more: www.adelinette.com



 Suggested Materials: This is only a suggestion, if you don't have these exact materials, please bring what you are used to working with. If you have any questions regarding your materials please feel free to email Adeline: agoldminc-tronzo@meca.edu. FOR OIL: Titanium white Cad yellow light Indian Yellow Naples Cad red Quinacridone sienna Raw umber Magenta Ultramarine blue Phthalo Blue Oil medium or Walnut oil canola oil for cleaning brushes 2 small containers FOR OILS FOR ACRYLIC: Titanium white Cad yellow med Cad orange Quinacridone magenta Phthalo green (blue shade) Phthalo blue green shade Ultramarine violet Mars black Acrylic medium A small spray can FOR BOTH OIL AND ACRYLIC: A palette – a palette knife Canvas or canvas board (the size is up to you - ie: 16” X 20” - 20” X 24” ,24" x 30", 30 x 40" - etc...) Assorted set of brushes (small, medium and large ones) FOR PASTELS: Your set of Pastels Good colored pastel paper or board (i.e. art spectrum, Uart or Canson Pastel sanded mi-teintes) A razor blade Blending tortillions A soft brush Masking tape Alcohol and a brush A drawing board FOR EVERYONE: SKETCHBOOK PENCILS CHARCOAL KNEADED ERASER PAPER TOWELS


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