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2 Day Oil Painting Workshops


Kathie Camara is an award winning Portrait Instructor.  Her Portraits and Pet Portraits are enjoyed by collectors across the United States and Internationally.   After studying with numerous portrait artists, Kathie has developed her own style, which she teaches others in her portrait workshops.  If you've always wanted to paint portraits and have a great desire to learn, take a workshop with Kathie and and learn the techniques of putting faces on canvas.  You will soon become a Portrait artist.

Don't miss these workshops at 

Butterfly Kisses Studio, Clermont, FL

For Directions to studio, click HERE.

 

Level 1: (Beginner) Pet Portrait Workshop

You will begin your journey to portrait painting by painting a likeness of your pet using your own photo that Kathie has *approved in advance.  During the workshop, you will learn the techniques for taking good photos, transferring likeness to canvas, underpainting, adding color washes, hair (fur), eyes, noses, etc.  Portrait painting techniques are employed.  

Level 2:  (Intermediate) Portrait Workshop

Once you have mastered the Pet Portrait techniques, you are ready to paint a likeness of a person using your own photo that Kathie has *approved in advance.   You will learn the techniques for taking good photos, transferring likeness to canvas, underpainting, adding color washes for skin tones, hair, eyes, teeth, fabrics, jewelry and other final details.  Portrait painting techniques are employed

Level 3:  (Advanced) Portrait or Pet Workshop

Once you have mastered both Level 1 Pet and Level 2 Portrait Workshops, you may attend any Portrait Workshop that is scheduled and Kathie will assist you with painting a likeness of either a Pet or a Face of your choice from a photograph that you bring to class.  (Level 3 students may bring your own canvas, up to size 18 X 24, basecoated in advance.  You may paint 1 or 2 faces, however,  you most likely will not finish your larger portrait in the 2 days.)  Portrait painting techniques are employed.   

* Levels 1 & 2:  You will need to email a good quality digital photo to Kathie for approval at (butterflykissesstudio@yahoo.com)    

 

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Portrait Workshop Schedule

Yes, you can paint portraits like these.  It's easy, once you know how!

Workshops start at 10 am and end at 4 pm each day.  Paint, mediums, basecoated canvas are supplied in your fee of $150. Workshops are small, 4 - 6 students, so you get personal attention. You do need to register in advance and send in a $50 deposit in order to hold your seat. Balance is due on the day of the workshop. 

Levels 1 & 2 will need to email a good quality digital photo for Kathie to approve. Send to butterflykissesstudio@yahoo.com

Holiday Portrait Workshop

November 23 & 24, 2019

Click HERE to see the Santa we will be painting.  OR, if you don't want to paint a Santa, email me your photo and I will see if it is okay for you to paint it.  ButterflyKissesStudio@Yahoo.com

 

 

Click for Supply List

Click HERE for a downloadable copy of the Paint your Pet Color Mixes to help you mix the proper skintones and other colors for your portrait/pet.

Click HERE for a downloadable copy of the Eyes and Noses Reference Sheet to help you paint your portrait/pet.

View Portrait Workshops Album for  paintings already done in class .