Workshop Outline

Day I – Methods
Presentation (9-10am)
My path to here
Materials and best practices
Demonstration (10am-12pm)
Copper preparation
Selection and motive
Thumbnail study
Sketching on copper
Underpainting
Finish painting
Lunch (12pm – 1pm) --not provided
Supervised Student Practice on copper sample provided (1pm-3pm)
Sanding
Sketching
Composing
Scumbling
Glazing
Erasing
Sketch for Day II (3pm - 4pm or later)
Prepare portrait sketch from printed photograph on 8x10 copper Dibond panel provided. Alternative subject ok.
Day II – Figures and Flesh Tones
Presentation (9am - 10am)
Portrait demonstration from pre-drawn sketch (10am - 12pm)
Lunch (12pm – 1pm)
Supervised student practice on portrait or alternative subject (1pm-4pm)
Final thoughts (4pm or later)
Materials

*Copper panel provided

Bring with you:
--Reference photo of your choice (a figure or portrait is suggested)
--Oil paints and odorless medium
--Brushes and palette knives, as needed
--Paper towels or rags
--Camera (optional)
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