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November 2019

Saturday, November 9, 2019

9:30 to 11:30 am

Maria Morales Workshop: Painting the Portrait in Oil

All supplies will be provided.

For beginners and experienced portrait painters. The hands-on workshop will cover transferring an image to the canvas, using acrylics to create a monotone underpainting, mixing and using oil paints with non-toxic citrus solvent and gel medium, creating flesh tones to capture light and shadow, and how to build up a painting to create a “work of art”.

If you’ve been hesitant to try oil painting because of a sensitivity to solvents or lack of knowledge on using the medium, come to the workshop prepared to ask questions and enjoy learning something new. If you’re experienced with oil painting come and possibly learn new techniques/processes and practice portrait painting.

Artist Biography:
Maria was born in Portugal and came to the US where she attended school and received a BFA degree in Illustration from Parson’s School of Design in NYC. She was sporadically creating art while raising a family and now devotes as much time as possible to paint. Maria sells her work online with collectors in Australia, England, Portugal, Abu Dhabi, Connecticut, New York, Minnesota, Florida, Arizona, and California. Maria joined WAA in January 2019 and mostly attends the Thursday evening Figure sessions along with the Wednesday morning workshops.   Willingboro Kennedy Building Room 301 429 John F Kennedy Way, Willingboro, NJ 08046