Online Portrait Painting - 31227

Instructor: Alan Tarbell
15Y & up


4 weeks

2/16 - 3/9

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Member: $96.00

Non-member: $121.00


About the Course

Understand proportion of the facial anatomy from various perspectives. Use light and shadow to understand the shaping of the face and discover new ways to enhance your palette with a variety of facial hues giving a rich sense of volume. Students will work photos to focus on the details of the face. Demonstrations will be made prior to each assignment. For continuing students in with a Painting emphasis. Materials list is available at

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Instructor: Alan Tarbell

Instructor: Alan Tarbell

Alan Tarbell is a mixed media painter who is aesthetically inspired by nature’s infinite combination of form, light, texture, atmosphere and rhythm. Exposure through travel and exploration into diverse physical and cultural environments formulate his conceptual approach. His work has been widely reviewed in Mexico where he lived from 2002-2008.He currently lives and works from his studio in Oakland, CA. Alan also teaches painting and drawing at the Richmond Art Center, the ASUC Berkeley and the Sharon Art Studio in San Francisco. His work is held by numerous private collectors in Mexico and the US.