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meworkingstage3.jpgThe Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 South Carroll St,  Frederick, MD 21701


Sculpting The Portrait
: THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL: contact The Delaplaine to be put on a waiting list Working from a model, you will create a 1/2 life size portrait bust out of water-based clay. We will discuss anatomy, look at historical examples of portrait busts. This class will also have individual critiques and class demonstrations on each of the features, technical aspects of working in clay, and preparing the piece for firing. Firing, supplies and model fees incl.  Tues. 6-9 pm. 1/10-2/14. 301-698-0656 x 110 https://delaplaine.org/class/?id=23-3-SC01

Drawing the Costumed Figure: Long Pose: Working from costumed models (each setup will be for two 3 hr. classes) these longer poses with charcoal drawing will cover portraiture, drapery study, background and still life. Discussions of anatomy, drapery, tonal range and techniques for blending will be covered. Model fees incl. Th 6-9pm. 2/16-3/23 301-698-0656 x110 https://delaplaine.org/class/?id=23-3-DR06

The Valley Art Association, Mansion House Art Gallery, 480 Highland Ave.
Hagerstown City Park, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Jan 12.- Feb. 9, Thurs. 10-1
Painting the Portrait on Copper
Highlighting the substrate as well as covering techniques in portraiture. Copper was commonly used for oil painting in the early 16th century because of it's stability and reflective quality. Learn how to prepare the surface for oil paints and use thin layers of glazing to achieve a luminosity. We will be working from a live model and discussing anatomy, gesture, composition, color harmony and expression.This is an intermediate class recommended for people who have experience in oil painting,
working with a limited palette (a warm and cool of each primary, plus burnt sienna, titanium white and ivory black) and discussing color mixing and color theory.Costs $245 non-members/230 for members of VAA and WCMFA. Deadline for registration is Jan 5, 2023. For more information/to register: contact Elaine Wolfe valleyartinfo@gmail.com or call 304-261-9583 (no text). The Mansion House Art Gallery, 480
Highland Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21740. https://valleyartassoc.org/upcoming-events


Coming soon: check back for dates: Classes in: Painting The Pet Portrait in Oil, Workshop on drawing hands, Sculpting the Portrait


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