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ALLA PRIMA PORTRAITS

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  • Artist – David Shevlino
  • 3+ Hours of content
  • Lifetime Access/Downloadable Content
  • Private FB Group
  • Course Price – $119
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Would You Like to Learn to Capture the Essence of a Portrait Like the Old Masters?

Join David Shevlino in an enlightening Alla Prima Portrait Painting course where he seamlessly integrates his admiration for the old masters with the contemporary technique of wet-on-wet painting. Through simple yet effective methods, David demonstrates sketching proportions and strategically placing facial features, emphasizing the importance of starting with basic tones, shapes, and planes before delving into finer details. With a focus on achieving striking contrasts between lights and shadows, David's preference for directional lighting ensures accessibility for artists of all levels. Throughout the course, viewers gain valuable insights into palette management, color mixing, and the gradual development of a portrait from initial sketches to polished artwork, culminating in a comprehensive and informative learning experience that enhances both technical skills and artistic appreciation. Elevate your portraits skills!  Join us in class!

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COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course students will have an understanding of the following concepts:

  • Learn effective methods for sketching proportions in portrait art
  • Explore using basic tones, shapes, and planes in painting.
  • Practice techniques for achieving striking contrasts between lights and shadows.
  • Enhance technical skills in wet-on-wet painting.

COURSE OPENS MARCH 6TH

Lifetime Access - Download All Content

Cost - $119

EARLY BIRD - $99

DESCRIPTION OF LESSONS

Join David Shevlino in this Alla Prima Portrait Painting course, where he seamlessly blends his passion for the old masters with the contemporary art of wet-on-wet painting. Drawing inspiration from the masters, David emphasizes simplicity in the initial stages, guiding students through the process of sketching proportions and strategically placing facial features.

The course delves into the intricacies of painting directly wet into wet, with a focus on achieving a strong contrast between lights and shadows. David's preference for a directional light source adds to the visual drama, making it accessible for students of varying skill levels.

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Throughout the videos, David shares his expertise on palette management, showcasing how he mixes colors starting with mid-tones and gradually expanding into the full spectrum. Beginning with straightforward tones, shapes, and planes, watch as David progresses towards finer details as the painting evolves.

David's approach provides valuable insights for artists at all levels, offering a comprehensive and informative learning experience. By the end of the course, students will not only have a finished Alla Prima portrait but also a deeper understanding of the techniques and principles that contribute to David Shevlino's distinctive artistic style. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your portrait painting skills inspired by a seasoned, present-day, master artist.

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COURSE OPENS MARCH 6TH!

Lifetime Access - Download All Content

Cost - $119

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION - $99

MEET DAVID SHEVLINO - ARTIST/INSTRUCTOR

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David Shevlino studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (certificate ’84) and the University of Pennsylvania (BFA ’92) and the Art Students’ League of NY. His work has been featured in national publications and he has exhibited his work throughout the US. He teaches workshops in US and Europe. He has also produced a series of instructional videos about his painting methods.

PRIVATE GROUP JUST FOR YOU!

 

This course will have a private Facebook group just for you!  The artist will be actively involved with the class via Facebook the first four weeks the course is open!  After that the course will be a self-study.  The artist may or may not be involved after the four weeks.  We are looking forward to seeing your artwork!

COURSE SUPPLIES

Below is a list of the supplies that I will be using for the projects in this course.  However, you are always encouraged to use what you have on hand.

SUBSTRATE

  • Neutrally toned gray canvas or panel: -panel/canvas size range 14 x 18 to 16 x 20 inches.  You can use Liquitex neutral gray #5
  • Please tone your surfaces beforehand  so that they are completely dry.

PAINTS

  • Oil Paints - I typically use M. Graham
    • Titanium white
    • Cadmium red light or equivalent
    • Cadmium orange or equivalent
    • Burnt sienna
    • Yellow ochre
    • Alizarin Crimson
    • Ultramarine blue
    • Purple
    • Cadmium yellow light
    • Viridian green
    • Azo Green- M Graham
    • Raw umber

PAINTBRUSHES

  • Brushes:
    • filberts and flats of varying sizes.
    • Avoid soft synthetic brushes and brights.
    • For stiff synthetics I recommend Rosemary Ivory series or Silver Brush Bristlon series.
    • For a natural bristle, any good quality manufacturer will do. (Robert Simmons, Tintoretto, Silver brush, Rosemary.)
    • Have at least 2 brushes which are ¾” and 1” wide 

OTHER

  • Medium: refined linseed oil, but not cold pressed (NO STAND OIL)
  • Odorless mineral spirits for rinsing/cleaning brushes
  • Rags or paper towels
  • Palette AT LEAST 11 x 14 or bigger
  • Paint cups or old cans
    • NOTE:  jars or cans for your thinner at least 3” in diameter
  • Jar with lid for used paint thinner.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON ACCESSING CLASSES AND SELLING WORK CREATED IN THIS COURSE:

**Upon purchasing your course, you will be asked to create an account and go through the purchase process (even if the cost is $0 for a free course).  If you have already created an account, after purchase your course will IMMEDIATELY be available under “LOGIN” at the top right-hand of karabullockart.com.

**If your course does not show up, please email us at karabullockart@gmail.com

**Due to the nature of the immediate availability of the course, all purchases are nonrefundable.

**Please talk to the artist of the course about his/her policy on selling artwork created in this course prior to selling any works created during course.  Some artists will allow it, while others do not.  Thank you for your support.

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