Philadelphia Portrait Workshop
August 28, 2010
On Saturday, August 28th I am offering a one-day portrait painting workshop in my mother’s studio in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Participants will learn my process for completing a full-color oil portrait sketch from a live model.
My focus will be on demonstrating how I approach creating paintings that I intend to start and finish on the same day. Although we will be painting a portrait, the techniques and principles offered can be applied to any genre – landscape, still-life, etc.
During this workshop I will be painting all day, explaining every step from start to finish as I work. Attendees are welcome to paint along and receive guidance & critiques, or just watch as I demonstrate. Adults and teens of all levels of experience are welcome. Please see the supplies list below if you would like to paint.
Saturday, August 28th, 2010 · 9:30am–4:30pm
Studio of Renée Daily
57 Academy Road · Bala Cynwyd, PA · 19004
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Registration & Fee:
The fee for this workshop is $150.
To register, please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Bagged lunch
- One canvas between 9”x12” and 16” x 20” in size (I’ll probably be using 12”x16”). I find it easiest to work on a canvas that has been toned a warm, light gray and allowed to dry beforehand. Please contact me with any questions about toning your canvas.
- Easel (any compact easel is fine, but no tabletops)
- Paper towels
- Linseed Oil or Mineral Spirits (I use Gamblin cold-pressed linseed oil)
Anything you like is fine, but if you are buying paints for the first time I recommend the following…
- Titanium White
- Ivory Black
- Raw umber
- Ultramarine Blue
- Genuine Naples Yellow Light or Cadmium Yellow Pale
- Yellow Ochre
- Venetian Red
- Indian Red
Please contact me if you cannot bring an easel or have any questions about the supplies list.