Teens: Painting Portraiture Grisaille, Acrylics and Oils with Saffron Newey (School Grades 8-12)

Embark on a journey into portraiture with acclaimed artist Saffron Newey at MAC's new Malvern Studio. Join her for a 2 day workshop exploring portrait grisaille essentials. Discover the intricacies of head structure, facial form, light and shadow and painting fundamentals in this technical course.

$270

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Saffron Newey, a renowned artist celebrated for her radiant figurative paintings, unveils the time-honored secrets behind classical underpainting techniques for portraiture. She is presenting a portraiture painting workshop that will guide students through the fundamentals of portraiture Grisaille techniques using Oils and Acrylics. She will demonstrate how artists such as Da Vinci, Titian, Vermeer, and Rembrandt created such memorable work. This is a great course for beginners and those who want to improve their painting skills.
Through live demonstrations and hands-on guidance, Saffron will illustrate the step-by-step process of creating luminous portraits that stand the test of time. Whether you’re a beginner eager to embark on your artistic journey or an experienced painter seeking to refine your skills, this workshop offers a rare opportunity to elevate your craft under the guidance of a true visionary.
Saffron currently lectures for the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting) at RMIT University and has been awarded a Ph.D in Fine Art. Saffron’s experience as a tutor and lecturer in art education spans 25 years. You can find out more about Saffron at Jan Manton Gallery or here.
Class numbers will be restricted to ensure one-on-one tuition. Materials are supplied.
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2 day Teens portraiture painting workshop

Level: Beginner/Intermediate

  • Dates: Monday & Tuesday 8th and 9th April 2024
  • Time: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm (both days)
  • Location: MAC Union Studio, Level 1, 85 Union Street, Armadale
  • Cost: $270

Images: Saffron Newey class demonstrations, Union studio

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