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October 24 - December 05, 2023

Portrait Painting in Oil (Tuesday) - LF

385 Anthropology & Art Practice Building • Room 385, AAPB Building, formerly Kroeber (near College Ave. & Bancroft) UC Berkeley BerkeleyCA  94720 Organized by Berkeley Art Studio
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Develop your observation skills and learn how to paint from photos and live models in our portrait painting class. This class will help you develop your understanding of facial proportion, tonal values, and boost your painting confidence. This course is geared towards intermediate students. Materials List: A warm and cool of each of the 3 primary colors: 38ml tubes These colors are chosen specifically to understand the mixing of colors while painting. They are simplified to maximize the possibilities while gaining a comprehension of color theory. Alan specifically uses Daler-Rowney Georgian oil color for artists (for best color & economy) Red-  Warm: Cadmium Red Light Hue, Cool: Alizarin Crimson Yellow- Warm: Cadmium Yellow Deep Hue, Cool: Cadmium Yellow Light Hue Blue- Warm: Coeruleum Blue Hue, Cool: French Ultramarine Blue Titanium White Additional paint: primarily for under-painting and a foundation of light: Acrylic - Transperant Raw Sienna (2 oz) Refined Linseed Oil Thinner – Neutral Thin by Eco House Brushes: ½ in, ¾ in, & 1½ in. (or similar) Flat or Filbert Natural hog hair bristle or synthetic bristle combo Palette, wood or plastic Canvas: Multiple prepared (sealed with gesso) canvases, wood or masonite. 16 x 20” or larger preferred (canvas boards OK) Silcoil Brush Cleaning Tank for Thinner Jar, 8oz. resealable small container for linseed oil Rags/Apron/Old clothes Box for materials


October 24 - December 05, 2023


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Ages 18-100


385 Anthropology & Art Practice Building

Room 385, AAPB Building, formerly Kroeber (near College Ave. & Bancroft) UC Berkeley BerkeleyCA  94720

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