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Join us for a oil painting portraiture class with Roman Nedopaka

Saturday 4th November 2023 | 11am-4pm | Fee £60 | Booking is essential

Event Dates
04/11/23 - 04/11/23

The Royal Cambrian Academy

Together with Roman, you will create a small classical lit portrait from life. You'll receive guidance through each stage, from initial sketch to the final rendering. You’ll learn the basic principles of depicting shapes in a stream of light. The aim will be to paint a portrait during the day that will prepare you to try on your own at home.

All levels are welcome. It would be an advantage if you have used/experimented with oils before, but not essential.

Students will need to bring a standard set of art materials: canvas, brushes, painting medium, palette, palette knife.

Easels will be provided.

A selection of oil paints will be provided as well. You’ll be using: titanium white, ivory black, burnt umber, ultramarine blue, cerulean blue, crimson red, cadmium red, cadmium yellow, yellow ochre, sap green/olive green.

If they prefer, students are welcome to also bring their own oil paints and a quality Alkyd painting medium, to ease the flow of the session.

Note: It will be possible to clean the brushes after the lesson.

About the artist:

Roman Nedopaka studied easel painting at the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture in Kyiv. Due to the war in Ukraine, he and his family are living and working in Wales.

To book and for more information call 01492 593413 or email

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