Darren Kingsley: Portrait Painting

by Matthew Innis |
Portrait Painting with Darren Kingsley – IN YOUR TOWN/Carnegie, PA
Instructor: Darren Kingsley
Location: 3rd Street Gallery, Carnegie, PA
April 3 — April 7, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Tuition: $550

This workshop studies the portrait through a series of studies as well as a longer pose. It will cover simplifying the head through large shadow and light shapes, studying color through simplified color studies and studying form, anatomy and facial structure through a long pose. The class will begin with demos in the mornings explaining the concepts for the day followed by studies of those concepts with critiques. The last three days will begin with a continuing demo in the morning followed by a 3-day long pose portrait painting.

Two days of studies
• Duotone and grisaille
• Color study with different lights/fabric colors

Followed by a three-day pose
• Demo in the mornings for approximately 1.5 hours
• Followed by long pose for the remainder of the week

Studio Incamminati artist and Instructor Darren Kingsley conducts a three-hour portrait demo, 6–9 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, at the 3rd Street Gallery. It is free to the workshop participants and $15 to the general public.

Instructor and Studio Incamminati alumnus Darren Kingsley’s paintings hang in the collections of Lucasfilm Ltd., the film production company founded by Star Wars creator George Lucas, and The Union League of Philadelphia as well as numerous private collections.

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