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Beginning Portrait Painting Workshop

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Palms, Westside
3264 Motor Avenue
Btwn Irene St & National Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90034
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 14
Teacher: Miguel Gonzalez

What you'll learn in this drawing and painting class:

This essential practice presents the ultimate challenge to the artist and once mastered, opens up a world of possibilities.

Whether you aim to become the next great portrait artist or just find joy in the process of drawing or painting, this course will set you on your path and will give you the tools you need to create a successful body of work!

This course emphasizes the academic approach to drawing/painting the portrait from life and the various techniques and mediums used for rendering three-dimensional form. 

Composed of three to five week poses, each student will be given ample time to study the shapes, values and edges of the portrait and explore different techniques.


Paints (Students may use a different brand if they's like)
- Lead White No.2 - Natural Pigments 
- Blue Ridge yellow Ochre - Natural Pigments
- Bone Black - Natural Pigments
- Cadmium Red Scarlet - Old Holland
- Burnt Umber - Old Holland

Mediums and Spirits 
- Gamblin “Gamsol” 100% pure odorless mineral spirits 
- Medium – Linseed oil

- Bristle Brushes- Robert Simmons (Signet) – filberts 1,2,4,7
- Soft Brushes -  Various Sizes ranging in between 0-6. Brush brands recommended are Rosemary (Mongoose), Winsor and Newton (university round series 235), Langnickel (Roayal Sable and Royal Sabletek) purchase these brushes in Filberts and Rounds. You don’t have to purchase 0 through 6. 

- 11x14 minimum size, gessoed wood panel. 

Other supplies

- Glass palette with grey tone underneath. You can cut a piece of grey toned paper and attach it to the back.
- Masterson Sta-Wet Palette Seal Airtight Palette Storage. This will allow for easy travel with a glass palette and keep paint wet for at least a week. 
- Small container for oil
- Small jar for Gamsol
- Palette Knife 
- Blue shop towels (can be found at home depot) or a roll of paper towels
- Artria Steel Brush Bath with Sealed Lids 
- Sealable Brush Washer 

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Refund Policy

Make-Up Policy: Students pre-pay all classes by the month or the quarter - it is a commitment that is made by the student and Kline Academy that insures your easel space will be held for you. If a student misses a class for whatever reason, and if a 24-hour notice was given to our office, as a courtesy, Kline Academy welcomes students to come to any other class while enrolled and if space is available, to do a "make- up." Make-ups are not owed to a student and have no monetary value, they are simply a courtesy extended by Kline Academy.

Please note you may only take a make-up class when you are enrolled for a least a month and may only be used within the dates you are enrolled. A make-up class may not be used in the class you are in or added on at the end of the session. Make-ups expire at the end of the year they were acquired in.

Refund Policy: We are not able to offer refunds for any class or workshop for any reason once they have been purchased. If you sign up for a class and need to miss some of the dates within the month you may be able to take advantage of our makeup policy (see above). Please note any changes made to enrollment may incur a $75 administrative fee.


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We are a different place to learn to paint, draw and create. Many students come to us who have had years of art school, have never been "taught" how to paint... But their frustration ends at our front door! 

Adults and Teens alike can learn Drawing & Oil Painting, Acrylic too, Figure & Portrait,...

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