Painting in Oil- a Realistic Portrait 2020

Expand on realistic painting skills with Alex Knox. This intensive course will focus on producing a hyper-real portrait working from a good quality photograph of your choice.

This course is suitable for those with some skill in painting.

Detail of painting by Alex Knox

Detail of a painting by Alexander Knox- "A Madonna for Tomorrow"

Materials to be supplied by the student:

Oil Paint Colours: White; Burnt Umber, Raw Umber, Lamp Black, Magenta, any Deep Blue, Deep Green, Alizarin Crimson and Lemon Yellow
Brushes: Prime Art Gold TR3 x 2, TR0 x1, TR 3/0 x1, Prime Art Bianco;
Linseed oil or Liquin;
Turpentine or any alternative brush cleaner
Glass Jar with a lid
A4 pencil

A3 Supawood panel

Optional Oil paint colours: Raw Sienna, Indian Red, Paynes Grey, Van Dyke Brown


Alexander Knox

Duration of course
8 lessons totaling 24 hours

If you have registered and your payment has been accepted by the site, you have been accepted to the class and will be added to our class register. The response from the site is your proof of registration and we look forward to seeing you on the first day and time of the class at Ruth Prowse School of Art. If no payment is accepted, we regret that the class is full.

Regular price R 1,800.00 Sale