STAT3 Portraits in Oils with Sarah McBride FULL

STAT3 Portraits in Oils with Sarah McBride FULL

Wednesday July 28, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Studio 1: Stirling Street Arts Centre, Bunbury Western Australia


Ages 18+

Learn to paint portraits using oils with local artist Sarah McBride.

Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks.

In this workshop you will learn many portrait printing skills including:

  • Basic facial drawing techniques and portrait composition
  • Monochrome under-painting to establish values
  • Blocking-in tones
  • Building up the oil paint layers to create luminosity
  • Mixing skin tones with a simple palette
  • How to paint hair.

Bring a photo of someone you know, or have a go at doing a self-portrait using a mirror.

Download: Glossary of Oil Terms plus starter kit and composition

Link: watch Sarah explain oil painting basics in our informative video.


Bring an 18″ by 24″ canvas. All other materials are supplied.

Limited numbers – book early to avoid disappointment! Please note – if payment is not made at time of booking you may lose your place.

Please read our terms and conditions before booking.

Rules for bookings during COVID-19:

  • 1.5m distancing where possible
  • Hand sanitising upon entry to the class
  • If you are feeling ill/experiencing any cold/flu symptoms such as fever, cough or headache please DO NOT ATTEND class. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds in this instance.
  • We cannot offer refunds for classes cancelled within 7 days for reasons of quarantining or international or state travel delays.
  • Staff reserve the right to ask you to leave if you are not following any of the above rules.


Studio 1: Stirling Street Arts Centre
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