Featured Artist: Karen Nootbaar 

WS-91 Portrait Drawing and Painting (SP24)

  • May 04, 2024
  • May 11, 2024
  • 2 sessions
  • May 04, 2024, 10:30 AM 2:30 PM (EDT)
  • May 11, 2024, 10:30 AM 2:30 PM (EDT)
  • North Hills Art Center
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Registration deadline: May 2

Ages 15+

Using the fundamental elements of portrait drawing will be the focus of this class.  We will first use graphite to complete all the exercises to help create a finished drawing and meet a second time to complete our drawings or paintings. Any level is welcome. Students are responsible for their own supplies and encouraged to bring a lunch or snack. 

Instructor: Marianne Hilke

Date: Saturdays 5/4 & 5/11

2 sessions

Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm

Supplies should include: 

Drawing pencils (no charcoal)

Kneaded eraser and white plastic eraser

Sketch tablet, 11x14 or larger

If you wish to paint in the second class, you are welcome to do so.  There will be no teaching on mixing colors for flesh tones, but there will be recipes available.  If you are bringing oil paints, please bring turpinoid or turpentine made for artists; please no hardware turpentine.  

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