Watercolor Portraits from Life

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Annette Smith
Course Meets
01/28/2017 - 02/11/2017 9:00AM - 4:00PM on Sat
$300 + $35 Model Fee/ 3 Session
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By fundraising the School underwrites each adult student on average of $200 per workshop. We rely on the generosity of our donors to help support the School and many have done so by paying it as a donation. Thank you for your generosity. When you sign up for a workshop, there are two fields listed. The “Tuition Price” alone or an added donation: “Studio Support Donation.” “Studio Support Donation” is a tax-deductible donation to the School.
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In this class, Annette will guide students through her steps for painting a portrait from a live model in watercolor.  Subject discussed will be how to draw a convincing head through observation of facial structure, features and shadow patterns.  She will also explain materials, and her techniques for handling color, mixing flesh tones, brushwork, and controlling edges.  This class will also cover understanding the water-to-paint ratio, and how to control the medium when painting vertically. Drips will happen, and that is part of watercolor’s charm!  There will be demonstrations and plenty of time for students to draw and paint, and individual instruction.  Annette’s Constructing the Head on January 21st would be a great addition to this class.

Smith, A - portrait in wc

Annette Smith