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An Introduction to Portrait Painting in Oils

19th February, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A one-day workshop based on a step-by-step process to create a portrait from a photographic reference.
The process will cover:
• Using oil paints
• The typical proportions of the face
• Measuring and mapping out key
features from the photograph
• The use of line, tone, and value to
create the portrait
Cordell is an experienced painter who will also provide supporting handouts as part of the workshop to explain and demystify the technical terms and techniques involved. At the end of the workshop,
you will have created a portrait that you will be able to take away with you.
Tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch or lunch is available to purchase from the museum café. Price includes all materials. £65.


19th February, 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Northampton Museum and Art Gallery
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Northampton, NN12JH United Kingdom
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