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Constructing a portrait, painting from photographs and anacdote with S J Moon 13th August 2014

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Wednesday 13 August
10am to 4pm

One-day workshop with Sarah Jane Moon bulldog bursary winner.
A graduate of The Heatherley School of Fine Art Portraiture Diploma and 2013 recipient of the Bulldog Bursary, Sarah Jane Moon often uses photographs for reference in her fabulously anecdotal portraits of friends and acquaintances.
In this workshop she highlights some of the things to be aware of in using photographs to paint from and helps participants think about and realise the construction of a narrative portrait sketch in oils.

SCHEDULE:
10am Introduction & set up, things to note when working from photos
11am Sketching composition in sketchbook / on support
12 noon lunch
1pm Painting in broad colours, big brushes
2pm Refining, drawing, highlights
3.30pm Critique & discussion
WHAT TO BRING:
A sketchbook, pencil / pen, your choice of oils*, palette, support (board or canvas of any size), brushes, rags / paper towel.
Clear photographs of the subject you wish to paint (ideally set up in the environment you would like to paint them in and with any background anecdote such as postcards etc included and in good light). Close ups for clarity. Any postcards, images etc you would like to include (these may have personal significance to the sitter).

Sarah Jane will bring a selection of photographs and other visual material to choose from if you have nothing specific in mind.
* Sarah Jane will be using titanium white, lemon yellow, yellow ochre, cadmium red, alizarin red, ultramarine, burnt umber, lamp black

Tickets: £60
Concessions: £55
Mall Galleries Friends: £45
Book your place from info@mallgalleries.com
Or call: 020 7930 6844

Wednesday 13 August
10am to 4pm

One-day workshop with Sarah Jane Moon.
A graduate of The Heatherley School of Fine Art Portraiture Diploma and 2013 recipient of the Bulldog Bursary, Sarah Jane Moon often uses photographs for reference in her fabulously anecdotal portraits of friends and acquaintances.
In this workshop she highlights some of the things to be aware of in using photographs to paint from and helps participants think about and realise the construction of a narrative portrait sketch in oils.

SCHEDULE:
10am Introduction & set up, things to note when working from photos
11am Sketching composition in sketchbook / on support
12 noon lunch
1pm Painting in broad colours, big brushes
2pm Refining, drawing, highlights
3.30pm Critique & discussion
WHAT TO BRING:
A sketchbook, pencil / pen, your choice of oils*, palette, support (board or canvas of any size), brushes, rags / paper towel.
Clear photographs of the subject you wish to paint (ideally set up in the environment you would like to paint them in and with any background anecdote such as postcards etc included and in good light). Close ups for clarity. Any postcards, images etc you would like to include (these may have personal significance to the sitter).

Sarah Jane will bring a selection of photographs and other visual material to choose from if you have nothing specific in mind.
* Sarah Jane will be using titanium white, lemon yellow, yellow ochre, cadmium red, alizarin red, ultramarine, burnt umber, lamp black

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