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Portrait in Oils | Lyn Diefenbach

Portrait in Oils | Lyn Diefenbach

Learn to create portraits that are full of luminosity and life. All aspects of portraiture will be covered, in particular information on how to achieve a good likeness and the mixing of the portrait palette. This workshop will assist you to a greater understanding of the relationships of line, tone, colour and edge to enable you to infuse your work with dimensionality and to give the illusion of surface quality. One portrait will be done from a photograph of your choice.

What will I learn?

Through demonstrations and a series of ‘hands-on’ exercises, you will learn easy methods for painting portraits.

Who is this course suitable for?

This workshop is suitable for all skill levels, however basic knowledge and skills in oils and colour is a prerequisite. Ask our friendly team for advice if you are not sure if this workshop is for you.

What do I need to bring?


Canvases available for purchase from the Bienarté shop

What is provided?

• Easels, tabels, chairs • tea and coffee (you might like to bring your own cup) • a friendly, supportive and encouraging learning environment • connection to the Bienarté art community

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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Course testimonials:

  • I got to learn what I was after. Bringing WOW to my portraits.