Self Portrait

January 14 – March 3, 2016Self portrait (8 classes)

Thursdays 5 – 6:30pm  Fee: $240   Instructor: Ms. Susan Covert

A selfportrait is a representation of an artist, drawn, painted, photographed, or sculpted by that artist.

Artists have been drawing or painting portraits of themselves for many years. The true task of making a portrait is creating a likeness of yourself and sharing something you would like the viewer to know about you. Kids will learn about famous artists and talk about what these artists say about themselves: Rembrandt, Chardin, Botticelli, Van Gogh, Durer, Gauguin…

Self portrait2The emphasis of this class will be on how to handle the materials, practice colored pencil applications such as smooth application, layering several colors, texture, dots lines, cross hatch, burnishing etc., learn to examine the shapes by observation and practice.
In the end we discuss placement of signature. During the whole process the teacher is giving individual attention but also giving students time to do their own work and discover their own abilities. All materials included.

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