Oil Portraits

Portrait painting basics from preliminary proportions, value study, colour mixing to final rendering. Traditional classical portrait process using a live study model.



Class Dates

Thursday Feb 23, 2023 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday Feb 24, 2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


In this two day workshop various Oil Portrait Painting methods will be reviewed using a live model. Concentration will be on the Alla Prima method (a direct method of applying paint in a short sitting) and a limited Rembrandt palette. The workshop will include a review of preparation, proportional drawing, colour values, mixing a colour palette , building forms and finishing. Participants will benefit from personalized instruction and feedback from the artist in completing their portrait.

Workshop limited to 10 participants.

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Instructor - George Doros

Instructor - George Doros

George Doros is a Niagara resident, graduate of Ontario College of Art, Guelph University, and Brock University. He is a Visual Arts Educator /Consultant, Workshop Presenter, and Oil Portrait Painter, and studied with New York portrait artist Daniel Greene.