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The Contemporary Portrait with Ruth Shively

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Teacher: Ruth Shively

This Course

Access: Instant
Teacher Interaction: Self-study
Content: 2 hours
Lessons: 10
USD $32
Techniques: Techniques: Portraits, Oils, Gouache, Sketching
Private Facebook Group: Yes
Downloadable Videos: Yes
Closed Captions: Yes (English)
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Course Description

A portrait class using expressionist colors and a unique way of using oils and acrylic Gouache to create portraits your way.

As a self taught painter I use my own technique to create colorful and expressive portraits, wanting the student to feel free and not constrained to a specific painting technique.

Techniques Taught in this Course

  • Portrait painting
  • Sketching
  • Breaking down a face
  • Working with oil paints
  • Working with acrylic gouache paints
  • Color mixing