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The Conceptual Self Portrait, Fall 2020

$750.00

Image of The Conceptual Self Portrait, Fall 2020

In this five-day workshop, Dorielle will teach students how to paint a conceptual self-portrait using classical and contemporary painting techniques in oils. After the portrait is rendered, she will guide and challenge students to add to, destroy, cover, and/or remove elements in the students' paintings to encourage a conceptual reveal in the portrait. This workshop will address the formal elements of representational painting (form, blocking, value, color matching, edges, proportions, and composition), but will also encourage students to cross over into the world of conceptual art using representational portraiture as a springboard.
This workshop includes a lecture, a demo, and one-on-one guidance. All levels are welcome!

Dates:
Wednesday, Aug. 5 - Sunday Aug.9, 2020

Location:
Dorielle's Studio:
162 Arroyo Hondo Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508

Workshop Schedule:
Wed: 12-4pm: Meet and Greet, Lecture, and Photoshoot
Thurs: 10-3:30: Image transfer and Demo
Friday: 10-3:30: Representational Painting Workshop
Saturday: Representational Painting Workshop
Sunday: Conceptual Elements Workshop

SUPPLY LIST:

NOTE: Santa Fe has an incredible art store called Artisan Santa Fe. You can get most of your supplies here if you need to. It is not permitted to fly with solvent, so I will have solvent here.

-IPAD or LAPTOP (some sort of screen to work from)

-CANVAS (size suggestion: approximately 30" x 24") NOTE: please arrange a way to transport your painting home bearing in mind that they will be wet.

-SUGGESTED OIL PAINTS (suggested brands are in parentheses):
Titanium White (Gamblin)
Luminous Opera (Holbein Duo Aqua Oil)
Caucasian Flesh Tone (Gamblin)
Luminous Yellow (Holbein Duo Aqua Oil)
Indian Yellow (any brand)
Yellow Ochre (any brand)
Terre Verte (Gamblin)
Sap Green (Gamblin
Ultramarine Blue (Gamblin)
Cobalt Blue (Winsor Newton)
Lavender (Holbein Duo Aqua Oil)
Dioxazine Purple (any brand)
Alizerin Crimson (Gamblin)
Burnt Carmine (Rembrandt)
Burnt Sienna (Gamblin)
Raw Umber (Gamblin)
Payne's Grey (Gamblin)
Cadmium Red (Gamblin)
Ivory Black (Gamblin)

-MEDIUM and SOLVENT:
Neo Megilp (Gamblin)
Gamsol (Gamblin) **WILL BE PROVIDED**
One small jar with lid for solvent (I recommend Martinelli's Apple Juice Jars)

-BRUSHES (you’re welcome to bring whatever brushes you have, but please include the following):
Three #6 (size) Filberts (synthetic soft bristles)
Two #4 Filberts
Four #2 Filberts
A few small Round brushes sizes 2-8
A blending mop
A #16 Flat brush
An assortment of hogs hair brushes for blending

Palette:
A re-sealable "Masterson" palette lined with glass is what I use. I recommend it because you can put it in the freezer and keep your paints workable for weeks.

Palette Knives: Small to medium metal palette knives

Other Things:
Apron or paint smock/clothes
Rags/papertowels