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lucian freud:
flesh tones & broken brushwork
april 6 & 7
INSTRUCTOR: Justin Ogilvie
In this weekend workshop, you will learn Lucian Freud’s method of creating intimate compositions laden with texture, broken brushwork and impasto.
Working from a master copy, you will learn Freud’s approach step-by-step to create a fully finished portrait painting, charged with psychological resonance and palpable presence.

Emphasis will be placed upon mixing and matching a wide range of muted skin tones, exploring chunky paint and broken brushwork, and composing the figure in space.

The instructor works with you at your own pace, offering technical and creative guidance, along with brief lectures, slideshows and demonstrations throughout the weekend.
learning outcomes
In this workshop, you will learn a wide range of topics, including:
  • Layering textures in oils or acrylics
  • Mixing skin tones with a limited colour palette
  • Working with greys & neutrals
  • Warm & cool temperature shifts
  • Palette knife, impasto & broken brushwork
  • Depicting the feeling of weight & volume
  • Creating a psychologically charged composition
Register here today to ensure your spot, as seats are limited and fill up quickly.
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