Techniques in Portraiture

Advanced Techniques in Portraiture

In developing a life painting over twelve weeks, you will study the various techniques of composition, including proportion, structure and the atmospheric, looking at the critical aspects of anatomy for the artist which are utilised to create your own response to the figure. These fundamental techniques will be applied to a reclining, draped pose, inspired by the great paintings of Titian, Goya or Velázquez.

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Gianluca Rotelli

Using the traditional techniques favoured by the great masters of the Italian Renaissance, Gianluca Rotelli’s paintings are executed directly from life.

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