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Painting The Portrait In Arlington, VA

In-Person Art Workshop. Registration is still available November 4-5, 10-4 PM EST.

Study portrait painting in person with local artist Teresa Oaxaca
Study portrait painting in person with local artist Teresa Oaxaca

🎨 Exciting News for All Art Enthusiasts! 🎨

Are you ready to take your artistic skills to the next level? You're just in luck! Join us for an immersive two-day portrait painting class on November 4th and 5th, led by the incomparable Teresa Oaxaca.

✍️ What's in it for you?

The workshop offers an unparalleled learning opportunity from an incredibly talented and inspirational educator. Teresa has been lavishly praised by critics, with Nashville Arts Magazine's Elaine Slayton Akin hailing Oaxaca as a creative mind that echoes the brilliance of an Old Master.

Get ready for a multifaceted class structure:

🖼️ Witness two live portrait painting demonstrations led by Teresa herself over both mornings. She will guide the class with her brush for 3 engaging hours each day, revealing powerful techniques and offering invaluable insights.

🎨 After the demos, roll up your sleeves because you'll be painting from life! The immersion doesn't stop there. You'll work with a clothed live model, pushing your artistic boundaries and exploring the captivating interplay between life and art.

🧪 Experience enlightening art talks and personalized critiques that will focus on a range of tools, materials, techniques, process, and artistic vision. Dive into the nitty-gritty of the color palette, mastering brush and palette knife mixing techniques.

🚀 Goal:

The aim of this workshop is more than just learning – it’s about fueling your passion for art, steering your creative genius in the right direction, and catering directly to your individual growth.

Join us to transform your artistic journey, refine your skills, speak the language of colors more fluently, and etch portraits that are more alive than ever!

📍Location: Arlington, Virginia. A city that’s just across the Potomac River from the Smithsonian Art Museums!

So, set your calendar for November 3rd and 4th! It's an experience you wouldn't want to miss. The brushes are waiting, are you? 🎨

What To Bring

  • Students in this class receive a 25% discount on supplies from our on-site art supply store during this workshop. Canvases are 40% -50% off.

  • Supply List-

  • Ultramarine Blue

  • Chromium Oxide Green

  • Yellow Ochre

  • Chrome Yellow Primrose or cadmium Lemon Yellow

  • Cadmium Yellow Medium

  • Lead Tin Yellow Dark (not necessary, just my favorite)

  • Venetian Red

  • Rose Madder , Alizarin Crimson, or Permanent Rose

  • Cypress Umber Raw Dark, French Sienna or Raw Umber

  • Lead White #1, Titanium white or Flake White Replacement

  • Bone Black or Ivory Black

  • Cadmium Red

  • Cerulean Blue

  • Linseed Oil

One 16x20 primed stretched canvas or panel


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