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Continuing Education at PAFA

Watercolor Portrait (ONLINE) PT 604WP_ON

with Roberto Osti


Learn the art of watercolor portrait painting from photographic references.  Working alongside the instructor during live Zoom sessions, paint a variety of portrait subjects, with a focus on mixing skin tone, rendering hair, achieving a likeness and realistic expression, and more.  Instruction will feature demonstrations of fundamental watercolor techniques such as washes, gradations, textural effects, wet on wet, wet on dry, dry brush, and more.  Portrait drawing experience recommended.

Register by:  February 26

Materials List : Osti PT 604WP_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide Spring 2021


Samuel Joseph Brown (1907-1994), Untitled [Head of a boy] (detail), 1950, Watercolor on paper, 13 3/4 x 10 in. (34.925 x 25.4 cm.), Collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, accession # 2019.3.7, Gift of Dr. Constance E. Clayton in loving memory of her mother Mrs. Williabell Clayton

  • Session 1: Mar 2 - Apr 6th, 2021
    Tue for 6 weeks from 9:00 - 11:30 am

    Will run

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