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Nov 4, 2023 - Nov 5, 2023

Painting the Classical Portrait - Dublin


November 4th & 5th 2023 10AM-4PM THE DIGITAL HUB DIGITAL DEPOT ROE LANE dublin 8 D08 TCV4 The Scottish School of Classical Art is pleased to offer an intensive portrait painting course designed to teach students the techniques of classical portraiture. This course focuses on replicating the methods of renowned portrait artists from the past. The course begins with a technical demonstration covering color mixing, imprimatura preparation, palette organization, and medium preparation. These fundamentals set the stage for lectures and workshops covering topics like master drawing techniques, tracing and copying, and the study of lighting in portraiture. Students will also learn about brushwork, blending, media use, palette setup, and proper painting posture, as well as understanding value scales. The course will be taught by artist Michael J. Doherty, who's works are directly inspired by that of the old masters. Students will replicate his works or that of the masters and learn the process of creating classically- inspired works in oil. Students can look forward to detailed lectures illustrating how to create their own works based on the time-honoured techniques of the great masters of Europe, followed by hands-on tuition in painting


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