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Oil painting course on self portraiture
Portrait through the eyes of the masters by senior Dutch artist
Maarten Welbergen

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Portrait through the eyes of the masters by senior Dutch artist
15
Total learning hours
5
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In Oct
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Oil painting course on self portraiture
Portrait through the eyes of the masters by senior Dutch artist
Maarten Welbergen
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Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Lesson 3
Lesson 4
Lesson 5
15
Total learning hours
Fri-Sat
Weeks
Live
Live
Online Zoom Sessions
In Oct
Fri-Sat
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REGISTER NOWREGISTER NOW
Course Purchased
INR 5999 or SGD 150
Preview
Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Lesson 3
Lesson 4
Lesson 5
About this course
Maarten Welbergen is an Amsterdam based representational/ realism artist. He has been practicing and teaching for more than 20 years at Wackers academy, Amsterdam. He is an extremely talented and professional master artist and its a great opportunity to learn the techniques of European realism art from him. He will be be conducted 5 sessions course on self portraiture in an online interactive course. This course is for intermediate level art students who like to learn from an expert. Self portrait study is a best way to begin learning portrait painting in oil. In this course he will teach you about the method of doing oil painting in Dutch traditional technique and he will explain methods of master artists. Maarten will start the lesson with examples of various famous master artists like, Rembrandt. He will explain about why a certain artist worked in a specific manner, what colors artist used and how the master artist moved his brushes. According to the examples the student will make a self portrait in front of a mirror and tries to put him/herself in the situation of the specific master. During the session the student has to send pictures of the development of the portrait via the whatsapp group, so Maarten can help correct them immediately and the other participants can also look to the proceedings. For students, It's best to use a painting board in the size of about 40 x 30 cm, prepare your canvas with an oil imprimatur of the color burnt umber.
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Maarten Welbergen

Maarten is a professional dutch artist from Amsterdam. He teaches at Wackers academy for past 20 years. He is known for his representational,  cut out artwork. His work is often exhibited at museums, galleries in Netherlands, Czech Republic.

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Course Material
  • Linen canvas (Size 12 by 16 inches or 40 by 30 cms)
  • Easel
  • Linseed oil
  • Oil paints - Zinc white. Light yellow ochre, Cadmium red deep, Ivory black
  • Palate knife
  • Pigtail hair brushes (of multiple sizes - small to medium)
  • Charcoal, graphite pencil, eraser
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Realism, Anatomy drawing, portrait making, sketching, oil painting
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