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Portrait & Still Life Painting (Oil or Pastel)

Instructor: Danni Dawson
"Carla Hall" by Danni Dawson
Carla Hall by Danni Dawson

Intermediate–

Students of the long pose enjoy an extended pose to produce a finished painting.  Participants study the structure of the head, the skull, the muscles, the planes on the face, and the features.  Students also learn to create skin tone through color studies.  Homework assignments deal with clothing and background.  The instructor demonstrates “alla prima” (wet-on-wet) painting and glazing. Portrait and still-life painters are welcome. Model fees are extra.

Please indicate in the comments section of your registration if you are interested in portrait or still life.

Covid Policy for Students in this Class

Our current safety protocol requires Proof-of-Vaccination (link to FAQs) to attend this class. The classroom is equipped with HEPA/UV-C air cleaners. Masks and social distancing mandates are still in effect when students are in the public areas/hallways of the classroom facility.

We follow all Covid Safety protocols on the national, state, and local levels for onsite activities and monitor Alexandria’s conditions.

In-person classes are held when Alexandria sustains thresholds of:

—the Daily New Case Rate at or below 25.0 per 100k; with

—the Covid-19 Infection Rate at or below 1.10; and

—the Positive Test Rate is at or below 10% or below

Most supplies and supply lists may be obtained at The Art League Store in the Torpedo Factory, room 217.  The store hours are 11am – 5pm, Wednesday through Sunday. We offer curbside pickup at The Art League Store, allowing our customers to buy over the phone or online and then drive to our location at 105 North Union Street (or “curb”) to pick it up, without having to leave your car. Call ahead here: 703-548-8127. We offer a price-matching guarantee to our customers based on the advertised price for a specific product. If a rival offers the same product for a lower advertised price, The Art League Store will match the lower price.

For more information, contact The Art League School at 703-683-2323.

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When registration is open (check the “Registration starts” date above), click the Add to Cart button to select this course. Add as many classes and workshops as you like, and then proceed to the Checkout page to complete your registration.

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