Mian Situ

Head Painting Workshop

6/23/18 - 6/24/18

10 AM - 5 PM



In this workshop, Mian will break down the process of paintinga head into three basic parts; drawing, value and color.  Structure, shapes of the head, light & shadow will also be analyzed in these three days.  Mian willl be doing demonstration everyday and helping each student individually.


Sean Cheetham

Portrait Painting Workshop

8/4/18 - 8/5/18

10 AM - 5 PM



Learning to paint a portrait from life in oil will be the focus in this 2 day workshop. The Instructor will be going over composition, drawing, likeness, organizing your palette, color mixing, value, edges, and producing a completed portrait. 

Sean uses a very distinct palette, called a “mud-Palette” when working. This palette will be discussed extensively throughout the workshop. The benefits of working with this palette are value and color control. Sean will discuss harmony and unity in your final piece. He will teach you a simple step by step process to painting portraits.


Matt Smith

Head Drawing Workshop

8/18/18 - 8/19/18

10 AM - 5 PM



Students will explore drawing the portrait through the use of using different types of charcoals and tools.  Emphasis will be on analyzing shapes from biggest to smallest and getting structure into your drawing as well as a strong 2 value drawing to help better judge shape and proportion.  From there students will use a variety of charcoals to build up value, form, and edge to create impactful portraits.  A mix of Reilly and Loomis method will be used in this workshop.