Online Educational Series

With the on-going health crisis and staying safe at home, we have all have had to change the ways we've done things in the past. The Portrait Society of America is responding to this season of change by taking our educational programs on-line.


We are excited to continue to host Wednesday Webinars monthly during 2021 with a new restructured format. 

Demonstrations will be $49 and last for 2 hours. Single presenter presentations will be $39 for 1.5 hours. Panel discussions with two artists will be $29 for 1 hour. All formats include a live Question-and-Answer session with the artists at the end of the presentation. Read below for more information and to register. 

RESHEDULED for January 27, 2021

7:00 pm EST

Alla Prima Demonstration and Development with

Max Ginsburg

Max will demonstrate his alla prima approach while painting a head study from life and present an overview of his work with a Q&A session.


Cost: $49.00

April 14, 2021

7:00 pm EDT

Demonstration by

Seth Haverkamp

Be part of this demonstration by the 2019 Draper Grand Prize winner and view his approach and extraordinary step by step process in creating timeless portraits. 

Cost: $49.00

February 10, 2021

7:00 pm EST

The Devil is in the Details 

with Shana Levenson and Joseph Daily

A panel discussion bringing into focus the importance of details in a portrait and balancing these elements for a successful painting.


Cost: $29.00

June 9, 2021

7:00 pm EDT

Not Just for Kings and Queens with John Seibels Walker and Jennifer Welty

Join two nationally known artists as they discuss the process and procedures of the commissioned portrait. 

Cost: $29.00

March 10, 2021

7:00 pm EST

Critique Session with Susan Lyon

Pre-submitted work will be analyzed using Photoshop and visually displayed with specific adjustments to color, value and composition so each artist can gain vital knowledge to improving their work.


Cost: $39.00

Missed a Wednesday Webinar?

Purchase Previous Wednesday Webinars

If you missed our previous Wednesday Webinars, you can purchase the recordings and watch online! 

Click the button below to purchase a digital recording!

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