Tuesday, July 23, 2013
| 10 am
10 am–4 pm
(one-hour break; bring bag lunch and drink)
View various styles of portraits through the centuries, including European masterworks on loan from the Chrysler Museum. Look at how artists use costume, pose, and setting as well as lighting effects to enhance the subject. Play with acrylic painting techniques while making a small self-portrait. Supplies provided.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Daughters of Durand-Ruel, 1882, oil on canvas, 32 x 25 3/4 in., Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Va., Gift of Walter P. Chrysler Jr., in memory of Thelma Chrysler Foy, 71.518