Portrait & Figure Painting Workshop


6 weeks of the smell of oil paint in the studio, the live model falling asleep in their pose, and talking art with your fellow painters… heaven is spelled ‘Painting Workshop!’ and we’ll be focusing on the figure beginning in August, in San Miguel de Allende.

6 student limit

10am-2pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
at the Studio Space, Subida al Caracol #11
San Miguel de Allende, MX

This classic, academic style oil painting workshop will go in-depth into painting theory and techniques, including:

  • traditions of Italian Renaissance painters such as underpainting and glazing
  • short color study experiments to prepare for a final piece
  • anatomy studies
  • painting from the live model, costumed and nude
  • a study of the palettes of well known figure painters, such as the Zorn palette
  • recipes for mixing flesh tones

Whether you are a complete newbie to painting or a practiced painter, Jessica’s workshop brings energy and insight to your artwork. Each week you will complete 1 painting and several preparatory drawings and/or color study paintings. Moderate drawing ability required.

The workshop begins August 2 2016- September 8th, Tues/Thurs 10am-2pm.

MOST materials are included*, as well as model fees.  

6 Weeks: $650 USD or 12,000pesos

Pay by the Week: $125 USD or 2,300 pesos

*Materials included in the painting workshop are oil paint, brushes, wooden panel boards, practice canvas pads, towels, easels, and various accessories.
Your are advised to bring your own apron, any special sized canvas or stretched canvas for your own custom projects (optional), and a medium bottle of odor-free solvent.

Contact jessica@jessicaantonelli.com with any questions or to sign up. 

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