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Expressive Portraits from Pictures

Presented by Treasure Island Art Guild at Treasure Island City Hall, Treasure Island

March 17 - April 28

Learn how to observe, measure and use paint in order to bring the composition to life. Students will learn

The basic proportions of the head
How to enlarge/transpose/copy a picture to a canvas
How to use the comparative method to capture an accurate likeness
How to identify value shifts and map them on to your painting
How to use a limited palette of colors
How to handle paint and edge control
How to use color and value to create a convincing impression of light
Technical information...

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Learn how to observe, measure and use paint in order to bring the composition to life. Students will learn

The basic proportions of the head
How to enlarge/transpose/copy a picture to a canvas
How to use the comparative method to capture an accurate likeness
How to identify value shifts and map them on to your painting
How to use a limited palette of colors
How to handle paint and edge control
How to use color and value to create a convincing impression of light
Technical information regarding materials

Students are required to be familiar with the medium of their choice and be prepared to use an easel either standing or sitting down. Prior experience of portrait painting is welcomed but not a pre-requisite.  The tutor will individually guide and support each student throughout the process

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Dates & times

Tue, Apr 14 @ 12:30 pm Tue, Apr 21 @ 12:30 pm Tue, Apr 28 @ 12:30 pm

Admission

Tutor: Jim Gigurtsis,    www.gigurtsis.com Skill Levels: Basic to Advance Location: Auditorium, Treasure Island City Hall Cost: TI-AG and affiliated societies Members $100;   Non-members $140 Dates: Tuesday’s, 12:30 to 15:00, March 17,24,31, April 14, 21,28.

727-307-9435

jim_gigurtsis@yahoo.com

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Location

Treasure Island City Hall Arrow icon

120 108th Ave, Treasure Island, FL 33706, Treasure Island, FL 33706

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