Mummy Portrait of a Man (detail), Egypt, 100–125, ecaustic on wood. The J. Paul Getty Museum

Studio Workshop: Painted Portraits


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Join instructor Elmira Adamian for a workshop exploring the art of the painted portrait. Learn about the mummy portraits of Greco-Roman Egypt's Fayum region, where painters achieved realism in their depictions 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. Course fee $125 (includes materials and lunch). Complimentary parking.

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