Creating Sellable Portraits

Learn three different portrait techniques from three different masters!

 In this 3-day workshop, you’ll learn how to:

  • Create perfect fleshtones of both natural and unnatural color
  • Improve skills in brushwork
  • See plane shifts and value in color
  • Engage your viewer through unique symbolism
  • Paint portraits that sell

From beginner to advanced, there is something for everyone! Gain fresh inspiration each day with exciting new tips. Check out this action-packed schedule:

Day 1
John, Elli, and Dimitra will begin their paintings differently. See different techniques for:

  • Blocking in proportions
  • Creating a composition
  • Choosing subject matter

Day 2
Dive into layers! Watch as John, Elli, and Dimitra develop the layers of their portraits with mark making, brushwork, and abstraction. You’ll learn more about:

  • Color choices
  • Plane shifts
  • Anatomy of a portrait

Day 3
Portraits get finished before your very eyes: final details, highlights, and palette knives! Join John, Elli, and Dimitra for a live discussion and Q & A about creating portraits and ideas for selling your work.

$150.00 USD

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