Thursday March 7, 2019 Workshop: Portraits in the style of Modigliani

Join club member Allison Gallant for an introduction to the portraits by Amedeo Modigliani this Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. The workshop will take place at our clubhouse in Roy Nicholson Park (brick building at the intersection of Pine Street North and Eighth Avenue, Timmins). The workshop is free for members, $5 for non-members. Participants need to bring their own supplies, listed below.

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Portrait of Beatrice Hastings by Amedeo Modigliani, 1915, Private Collection (Source: WikiArt, accessed 2018-02-07)

We’ll review sample works by Modigliani, discuss some points on technique, and make our own simplified portraits/self-portraits imitating his style. You can aim to finish during the workshop time-frame (7:00 – 9:00 p.m.) or finish at home if you prefer.

Participants will need to bring:

  • Pencil for sketching
  • Acrylics with prepared canvas OR pastels and black paper*
  • A photo portrait of a person or a mirror if you want to do a self-portrait from life

*These are suggestion only, you can work in whatever medium you choose.

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