Portraiture Painting Class - Back to Basics

Tuesdays, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Instructor: Irene Rencsi

This five-week portraiture classes will provide a clear and easy methodology to follow for those interested in painting portraits. The class will include demonstrations and instruction in the following key areas: shapes, values, edges and colour temperature. This class is open to all levels.
Students are welcome to work from their own reference photos once their first portrait is completed. Photos should be single light source, ¾ lighting or lit from above. Do not use flash in taking the photography for the portraiture.

Tuesdays, 1:00pm-4:00 pm

  • Spring session: April 16 to May 14
  • Summer session:  May 21 to June 18 

Fee for 5 weeks: $200 or for 10 weeks for $385

Please bring your own supplies. Drop in session is $50. Class space is limited to 10 people

Irene Rencsi Bio:

Irene Rencsi is a portrait artist from just north of Toronto.  Her alluring, expressive style has made her mini portraits a best seller with collectors around the world. Irene paints commissioned portraiture for clients worldwide and is represented by the Liss Gallery in Toronto.  Irene is also a sought after instructor who has taught both children and adults, in a group and private settings. Her easy to follow methods are sure to engage you in a fun way that will quickly improve your painting skills and confidence in your chosen medium.