Expressive and Spontaneous Portraiture

February 27 & 28
9 a.m.- 4 p.m. 
Irene B. French Community Center
Fee: $150

Instructor: Nyle Gordon



This two-day oil portrait workshop is for beginner to advanced painters. Artists will discover loose and expressive ways of approaching portraiture while maintaining a likeness of the subject. Artist Nyle Gordon will begin the day with a demonstration and discussion. The remainder of the day will be spent making rounds instructing individual painters covering the basics of composition, value, color, and edges as it applies to portraiture. Portraits will be produced from both live models and photographic references provided. Questions and discussion are encouraged. Nyle has a casual and inclusive approach to teaching that puts students at ease. 

Cost includes 14 hours of professional instruction, breakfast, lunch , and snacks both days. Limited to 10 students.
To register online click the above dates. You can also register by calling 913-322-5550, or in person at the Irene B. French Community Center (5701 Merriam Drive). Cancelation Hotline: 913-322-5591.