In this oil painting course, students will have the opportunity to develop a series of representational portraits. Individuals will choose their own source material and will create a proposal. With instructor guidance students will execute their own series of three portrait paintings in oil. This course will be tailored to the specific needs of the participating students, and takes on an individual tutorial approach. Historical and contemporary portraiture will be discussed. Individual demonstrations, handouts, tips and techniques will all be shared in this course.
Ingrid V. Wells has been painting for close to a decade, having shown internationally, she earned her MFA from San Francisco Art Institute.. Her work fancies the fantastic and humorous in theme and the charming, the kitschy, and the celebrity in subject. Wells’s paintings investigate the world of gendered consumerism and the ethics of fascination. Her work has been featured in The Huffington Post, Daily Mail, BUST Magazine, and Teen Vogue, among others. Wells currently lives and works in San Francisco.
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