Level 2: Draw like the masters A 3 colours Drawing introduces minimal colour and temperature. Some homework plus lots of practice from pictures and one live model 3 times. A $40 fee + a model fee will be applicable for this Level. November 10 to December 14 Fee: $210 for 6 weeks + $40 suppliesLevel 3 : Soft Pastel Creativity in Portraiture using soft pastels. Practice from pictures and a few live model. A $80 fee for supplies + models fee will be applicable for this Level. January 19 to March 1, 2016 Fee: $275 for 7 weeks + $80 supplies + models Level 4 : Sensitivity to VALUE ~ GRISAILLE for Portraiture In this intro to the classical approach to oil painting each student will work on one portrait for the entire session from a photo they bring. A $80 fee for supplies and preparation will be applicable for this Level. March 22 to May 3, 2016 Fee: $275 for 7 weeks + $80 supplies Level 5 : Techniques for Colouring Your Grisaille Learn and practise colouring your B&W grisaille image using different oil painting techniques such as glazing and stumbling. We will use oils again but this time in 'full colour. There will be videos shown plus demos. A $40 fee for 3 reprint of the grisailles will be applicable for this Level May 10 to June 14, 2016 Fee: $235 for 6 weeks + $60 supplies Your preparation: Before the first class reproduce your grisaille (or a portrait photograph) onto canvas at least 2 times. This is called a Giclée. Bring your own supplies (except easels) plus the reproduced B&W images on canvases. The size is up to you. It could be 12” x 16” or larger.
In both levels 4 and 5 there will be long videos by different portrait artists.. I will lend some out so you can watch most of them on your own time.
Then I plan to repeat the Levels starting anew in September. The level 1 course is a prerequisite for level 2 and beyond.Register with Gary at (416) 910-5535 or click here