Ben Harden shares his approach to creating high contrast, graphic portraiture based on classical methods but modified for a unique look.
Students will work with oil paints on board from photo reference
December 8 and 13
January 12, 19 and 26
Each Session: 2h
Elena Cantor leads this introductory class to Classical Portraiture. Students are encouraged to continue their studies in Classical Portraiture scheduled for January-March 2022
In Classical Portraiture I, students begin by making a pencil sketch of the model's head with special attention to the head's anatomical structure over 2 sessions. They then will create a tonal study of the model's head with either charcoal or oil paint.
Dates: January 9, 16, 23 and 30
February 6, 13, 20 and 27
Each Session: 3h
Cost: $235 each month