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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.  Susan will provide examples of how she has successfully mastered the concept of varying color palettes and what she has learned in the process.

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, fate 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

Demonstration. Full description coming soon. 

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

Presentation. Full description coming soon. 

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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