Portrait Drawing & Painting Classes

In-Studio Classes & Workshops

Live Virtual Classes 

Pre-Recorded Video Courses

In-Studio Alla Prima Portrait Painting Workshop

June 29th & 30th, 2024

Learn to paint in a loose but intentional style, with fresh brushwork and beautiful color.

Saturday - Sunday 10am-5pm Plus evening activities.
$250 includes all materials and model fees

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Portrait Painting in Oil: In-Studio

August 14th - September 18th, 2024

Wednesdays 6-8 pm
$425 Includes all materials

This class will teach you how to get an accurate likeness, show form through realistic shading, and match skin tones in oil paint. Bring your own references to class (or use the references provided) and leave with the skills to create countless beautiful portraits at home.

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Portrait Drawing Live Class

September 7th - October 12th, 2024

Learn the language of portrait drawing in graphite and charcoal, in-studio or live from home.

Saturdays 12:30-2:30pm CT
$375 Includes all materials

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Portrait Drawing in Graphite & Charcoal Video Course

Learn two techniques for measuring and proportion, two mediums, how to draw all the features, and multiple hair textures through several demos and concept videos. Facial anatomy videos coming soon!

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Portrait Painting in Oil Video Course

Video editing is nearly complete for this online course! Featuring three complete portraits from start to finish and an in-depth skin-tone mixing workshop, you'll learn how to paint a portrait alla prima or by creating an underpainting and layering color in stages.

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Study Portraiture with Friends

Both Portrait Drawing & Portrait Painting Video Courses are included in Realist Art Club monthly membership. PLUS you get access to a community of encouraging fellow artists, live events, critiques, special virtual workshops, and goal setting meetings.

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