Classical Art Atelier

Classical Portrait Painting

2-Day Weekend Workshop in Classical Portraiture

This intensive workshop introduces you to the classical methods and techniques of portrait painting in oils. The workshop will be running at our main studio in Waterford on Saturday 09 and Sunday 10 December 2017. Please see full details below.


You will be shown all of the key aspects of classical painting, as used by Renaissance to 19th-century artists. Some of the subject areas covered include:

  • Historical Studio Practices
  • Grisaille Under-Painting
  • Painted Sketches
  • Warm-and-cool Studies: Understanding Temperature
  • Colour Mixing
  • Selecting Materials
  • Master Copy Paintings
  • Basic materials included*
  • 10% discount on art supplies
  • Detailed hand-outs
  • Practical exercises
  • Demonstrations
  • Slide & video presentations
  • Refreshments provided

*Students will be provided with a list of materials to bring.

Workshop Details

The Classical Portrait Painting Workshop will be held at our main studio in Waterford.
See the details of each below, or contact us to find out more and to enrol.

# Venue Duration Day Time Dates Cost
1 Classical Art Atelier
Dunhill, Co. Waterford
2 Days Saturday & Sunday 10.00am - 5.00pm 09 & 10 December 2017 € TBC

NOTE: Please contact us if you need help or advice booking accommodation in the Waterford area.

Classical Portrait Painting Workshop

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