In this workshop Teresa demonstrates and teaches her approach to painting the humanist portrait in oils. Students paint the live model in costume and surrounded by still life. Teresa’s approach utilizes classical methods of the Baroque and nineteenth century blended with a modern understanding of color, brushwork and aesthetics. Emphasis is placed upon constructing a proportionate head using anatomy, value and color and brushwork to create various edge/blending effects. Drawing is done with the brush. Materials and Methods will be discussed and used hands on. Glazing and Impasto techniques are used.
Covid Policy for Students in this Class
The Art League will no longer require masks in our classrooms, store, gallery, or offices. However, we ask that our students, faculty, and staff use caution and thoughtfulness when they are close to others for prolonged periods. For example, students using shared equipment in the classroom studios are strongly encouraged to wear masks for their safety, and the consideration of those around them, when in tight proximity to others.Masks are also recommended if your home community risk level is high (Alexandria is currently at medium risk), or you’ve been told by a health professional to wear a mask based on your personal risk factors.
The Art League reserves the right to reinstate mandatory masks, and additional covid safety policies should we feel local conditions warrant such action.
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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