Costumed Portrait Painting with Meadow Gist

$49.00$235.00

Streaming Registration Opens 1-7-22 at 8am PT

Audit: Watch instructor warm up, demo and receive photo reference every week.

Full Participation: Watch instructor warm up, demo, receive photo reference AND receive instructor critique every week.

All videos will be available until two weeks after week 5 of the term.

 

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Description

Instructor Critiques for Full Participation Students will be uploaded for viewing approximately one week after each class. 

Date : 20-Jan – 17-Feb

Length: 5 Weeks

Videos Uploaded: Thursday

Level :  Good for all levels

Costumed portrait painting will focus on painting models in costumes from various time periods. Portrait painting will typically focus on just the head, head and bust or the head and hands. The focus will be on creating portrait paintings with exceptional color, value control and edges while maintaining authenticity to the different make ups, textures and patinas shown in the references.

Materials

  • Surfaces
  • Brushes
    • Variety of Rounds/Flats/Filbert
      • Size 0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10
      • Preferred Brands
        • Robert Simmons Signet (Bristle)
        • Rosemary Ivory (In between bristle and sable, good all purpose).
        • Rosemary Eclipse (Sable)
  • Cleaning
    • Solvent: Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits by Gamblin
    • Solvent container
    • Masters Brush Soap
  • Palette (various options)
    • Wood
    • Plastic
    • Sealable Masterson Palette with glass in bottom (recommended)
  • Paints (Preferred Brand: Gamblin, Da Vinci, Windsor and Newton)
    • Level 1: Monochrome Palette
      • Titanium White
      • Ivory Black (Or burnt umber)
    • Level 2: Zorn Palette
      • Cadmium Red Light
      • Yellow Ochre
      • Titanium White
      • Ivory Black
    • Level 3: Warm/Cool Palette
      • Titanium White
      • Ivory Black
      • Cadmium Red Light
      • Alizarin Crimson Permanent
      • Cobalt Blue
      • Ultramarine Blue
      • Cadmium Yellow Light
      • Cadmium Yellow Medium
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Roll of paper towels

Meadow Gist

Meadow Gist has studied and taught at Watts Atelier for the past 15 years. She began her art career in the corporate field painting displays and murals for a major retail chain. Her work has been exhibited as a finalist in the International Artist Magazine’s Still Lifes and Florals Competition 2006 and as a “Top 50” selection at Salon International 2007. Meadow is represented by Willow Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ. You can find more information on Meadow’s work at www.meadowgist.com.

Additional information

Class Type

Full Participation, Audit

Watts New Year

Full access online membership discount

$199   $129/month

Available for new and current subscribers.

Use code: FULLACCESS2022

Offer expires January 31, 2022