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Painting the Portrait in Watercolor

Painting the Portrait in Watercolor Online with Robert J. O’Brien, AWS, NWS

Painting the Portrait in Watercolor Online with Robert J. O’Brien, AWS, NWS on Thursday, November 3rd and Friday, November 4th from 9:30 am to 12 pm

$90 per student


LIMIT: 10 students


Preregistration is required to attend all classes and workshops at Arlene’s. Space is limited so please register soon. Click the link to register online. Otherwise, please come into the store, at 57 Fuller Rd Albany NY, or call us, (518) 482-8881, to reserve your space.

The human portrait will be explored in this online workshop. Students will learn to paint a portrait with all of its nuances and subtleties in watercolor using a layering process. Students will paint from a photo reference. The instructor will paint, as a demonstration, a finished portrait, and will explain each step of the painting process. Students will paint on the second day. The instructor will provide the reference photo. A critique and class discussion will be held at the end of the final session. The class is open to all abilities though some drawing experience is recommended. A supply list will be provided upon registration and supplies are not included in the cost of the workshop.

This is an online class. Participants will make art at home with live guidance from the instructor.

What you’ll need:

  • Internet access.
  • An internet-connected device with audio and video capabilities. A computer or laptop is highly recommended, but participants can join by phone or tablet if needed.
  • Zoom, which will be our primary platform. No account is required, and secure links and passwords will be provided.
  • Adequate space for making art.
  • Art supplies, as listed on each class's supply list, provided by email. Participants are responsible for securing the supplies needed for each class (for example, if you already have scissors and glue, you don’t need to order them), and the cost of art supplies is not included in the class fee.

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