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Wednesday Webinars

Online Educational Series

Bringing you quality educational programming is central to the mission of the Portrait Society, and we are excited to continue to host Wednesday Webinars throughout the year! Demonstrations will be $49 and last for 2 hours. Single presenter presentations will be $39 for 1.5 hours. All formats include a live Question-and-Answer session with the artists at the end of the presentation. 

"I would like to say how much I appreciate the Webinars. They are such quality demonstrations filled with information and the price point is so reasonable and so needed in this day. Thank you so much." ~ Pat T., Wednesday Webinar Attendee

The Relationship Between Pastel and Oil ~ Susan Lyon

July 12, 2023 @ 7:00 pm EDT

During this dynamic demonstration, Susan will reflect on how the use of varying color combinations of pastels strengthened her relationship with oils.  The demonstration will show how using colored papers and opposite complimentary colors can create an electric mood in a portrait. 

Cost: $49.00

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Painting the Portrait in Layers ~ Jeff Hein

August 23, 2023 @ 7:00 pm EDT

During this demonstration, Jeff will paint a self-portrait in several layers while discussing topics like impasto, fat over lean, transparency versus opacity, and dynamic flesh tones. 

Cost: $49.00


Changing Your Perspective ~ Casey Childs

September 13, 2023 @ 7:00 pm EDT

A critique session. Full description coming soon. 

Cost: $39.00

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Bringing a Contemporary Perspective ~ Rose Frantzen

October 18, 2023 @ 7:00 pm EDT

During this demonstration, Rose will step you through her creative process, bringing a contemporary perspective while using traditional techniques. Working with a live model, Rose will touch on how she decides on a pose, the specifics of how she starts the portrait, her method of seeing the model, and her color palette. 

Cost: $49.00

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Beyond the Cute Face: Children as Timeless Subjects ~ Anna Rose Bain

November 8, 2023 @ 7:00 pm EST

Children have been the subjects of works of art for centuries, but artists often struggle with paintings that look too sweet or nostalgic rather than powerful and timeless. In this presentation, Anna will discuss ways to implement design, narrative, color choices, and expression in order to create a child's portrait that will stand the test of time.

Cost: $39.00

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Beyond A Likeness ~ Michelle Dunaway

December 6, 2023 @ 7:00 pm EST

Some paintings are masterfully painted but others speak both to the mastery of medium and the elevation of the spirit.  During this presentation, we will discuss the importance of utilizing the technical qualities in portraiture to achieve the higher artistic goal of an authentic representation of our intention as the composer of the work of art.

Cost: $39.00

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