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Rembrandt Project Oil Painting Workshop by Michael Britton

Self Portrait Age 34, 1640

About This Course

Self Portrait Age 34, 1640

The Rembrandt Project Oil Painting Workshop

Conducted by artist Michael Britton, a professional oil painter,  the Rembrandt Project Oil Painting Workshop is a 3 days, 18 hours long intensive portrait oil painting bootcamp and will be an in-depth masterclass workshop on oil painting. Through the workshop, you will learn the classical oil painting technique of Alla Prima (wet on wet) – a technique utilized by master artists like Rembrandt through referencing the Self-Portrait of Rembrandt and be taken through the journey of creating an oil painting to the likes of the 17th century master artist Rembrandt himself! 

Student attending a previous Portrait Oil Painting Bootcamp by Michael Britton - Learning oil painting through redefining the underpainting

Suitable for beginners to advanced learners in portrait oil painting, take this opportunity to attend this masterclass portraiture oil painting workshop with Britton, where students will be guided step-by-step with live demonstration on colour theory, light and shadow, brush and painting techniques by the master artist, which is an especially important experience and knowledge for learners. Learn and effectively capture the likeness of your subjects in the way of a master painter Britton, and also be taken through the entire creative process encapsulating the fundamental truths of painting: drawing, painting, design, value, colour, edges, paint manipulation, contrast and, above all, unity. The Rembrandt Project Oil Painting Workshop aims to teach and guide learners to gain a firm understanding of the alla prima technique in application to a portrait painting through the intensive and comprehensive three days programmme. Learners will gain plenty of useful knowledge and experience and be able to apply these techniques in their future practise, learning to paint anyone!

Registration

Oil Painting Workshop by Michael Britton
Oil Painting Workshop by Michael Britton

The Rembrandt Project Oil Painting Workshop Details

Date/Time: 25 – 27 November 2022, 1pm – 7pm

Art Instructor: Michael Britton 

Venue: Visual Arts Centre MacPherson Studio – Across the road from MacPherson MRT Station Exit A, Walk for 3 mins (250m)

Cost: $1380 with art materials provided (optional $60 additional for specialized art materials to take home)

*All art materials and art references for the workshop will be provided to participants. Participants may bring their own art materials and may email us to enquire on any information.

As artists capture moments in time, a portrait can carry meaning and emotion like nothing else. Portraiture in art can be a daunting venture, however with guidance from an experienced artist, you can take the steps to further your art skills, at the same time create something meaningful to you. 

Visual Arts Centre’s Guest Artist - Michael Britton giving a step by step live demonstration of oil painting

About Michael Britton

Michael Britton is a New York City trained artist (New York Academy of Art) and a master artist. He has taught several thousand artists, some of whom have gone on to full-time art careers as painters and teachers, throughout his several decades long career. Britton was the Artistic Director of the Vancouver Academy of Art, Canada for six years and has also taught drawing for Walt Disney Studios. Not only is he an artist, he is also the author of several art-training videos including Painting Clara Serena. 

Michael Britton will be instructing for The Rembrandt Project Oil Painting Workshop in person at Visual Arts Centre – MacPherson Gallery & Studio from 25-27 Nov, 1pm-7pm daily.

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The workshop is suitable to beginners and painters of all levels of experience. From teenagers to adults, join us for a fulfilling session of oil painting! Beginners can try their hand at this fully guided oil painting workshop as a first foray into portraiture, while more advanced learners can fine tune their skills and go even more in depth into exploring different painting styles and levels of realism.

Students oil painting in the class workshop setting

Highlights of this workshop include:

– Professional guidance

– Live step-by-step demonstration

– Direct tips and instruction

– Learn professional painting techniques and approach to painting Alla Prima portraits.

SIGN UP NOW to learn professional painting techniques and approach to painting Alla Prima portraits!

 

For further enquiries, you can:

Call us at 6733 2155

Whatsapp us at 6255 0711

Email us at info@visualartscentre.sg for more enquiries to book a slot!

Registration & Fees

Rembrandt Project Oil Painting Workshop by Michael Britton
$$1380
Location Visual Arts Centre MacPherson Art Studio
Validity
1 Week
Rembrandt Project Oil Painting Workshop by Michael Britton
$$1380 (+$60 Add on for art materials to be brought home)
Location Visual Arts Centre MacPherson Art Studio
Validity
1 Week
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