Bemis School of Art

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A42 Basics of Oil: Portraits

Whether you’re just getting started or never have oil painted before, you will see notable improvement throughout this six-week intensive course focusing on portraits! Painting the same thing repeatedly is the fastest way to build skills and confidence. Through demos, light homework, exercises, and final projects, your progress will be astounding!

Level 0 – This class is for the true beginner with no prior experience in the medium.

PLEASE NOTE: Exposure to COVID-19 is possible in public places. For the latest information on any COVID guidelines and requirements, visit the Fine Art Center’s website.

Instructor: Sophia Hanna


Class Dates:

November 6-December 18 (no class November 27)


10 a.m.-12 p.m.

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6 sessions


Bemis School of Art

818 Pelham Place

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