Portrait Painting

Date & Time:

June 10, 2021 – July 15, 2021
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm


120 St Louis Ave. #112
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Instructor: Nathan Madrid


This class helps students learn the fundamentals of painting the portrait. Students will learn proportion, gesture, light, shadow, value, and color relationships to structure, mass, and form. Emphasis is placed on paint handling, brush usage, and expression while understanding the relationship of the figure to its environment. Composition and the creative process are explored from concept to finished work.


Suggested Painting Materials:

(Recommended, however, you may bring and use what you are comfortable with.)

  • Several 3-packs of Canvas Panels sizes 12 x 16 or 14 x 18 inches
  • Brushes in Sizes of 2, 6, 10 or Small to Large
  • Palette (disposal or your regular palette)
  • Gamsol and Container for Mineral Spirits
  • Paper Towels or Shop towels
  • Oil Paints: (White, Yellow, Red, Blue, Brown) Titanium White, Hansa Yellow, Napthol Red, Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna


$475 per six-week session

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