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Realism in Oil Portraits

at Naperville Fine Art Center & Gallery, Naperville IL

Sep 10 2022
Oct 01 2022
Realism in Oil Portraits

Realist portrait and figurative artist Denise Laurin will guide students toward success in traditional oil portrait painting. The objective of this course is to introduce observational strategies that help achieve likeness and realistic accuracy. Students will learn proportion basics, value, color mixing, color temperature and oil technique. Bring two or three 8” x 10” photo references of your subject’s head and neck area. Choose examples with a range of values and clear detail. One will

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  • Sep 10, 2022 at 10:00 am - 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 17, 2022 at 10:00 am - 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 24, 2022 at 10:00 am - 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 1, 2022 at 10:00 am - 01:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Naperville Fine Art Center & Gallery

508 North Center Street, Naperville, IL 60563

Google Map of 508 North Center Street, Naperville, IL 60563


The art center has a dedicated parking lot behind the building. Street parking is also available.


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