Painted Portraits

Date: Sunday December 15, 2013, at 10:30 am - 5 pm
Location: Meeting Rooms, Getty Villa

Admission: Tickets required.

Join instructor Elmira Adamian for a workshop exploring the art of the painted portrait. Explore the 1st century A.D. Fayum mummy portraits of Roman Egypt, when painters achieved realism in their depiction of women, men, and children. Studio exercises include study of the anatomy of the human face, mixing tempera paint from raw pigment, and painting on wood panels. Open to 24 participants. Course fee $125 (includes materials and lunch). Complimentary parking.

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