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2nd Nov 2019 Rembrandt Portraits with Max Hale
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Rembrandt Portraits, a portraiture workshop in oils with Max Hale

Kindly sponsored by Royal Talens

Saturday 2nd November 2019

10 – 4pm Studio One

All welcome

To celebrate 350 years since the death of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, the famous Dutch paint manufacturer, Royal Talens, is hosting ‘The Year of Rembrandt.’ Max Hale is a UK ambassador for the brand and is using the great painter as the inspiration for this portrait workshop. Royal Talens have been making Rembrandt oil and watercolours since 1899.

Rembrandt is generally considered one of the greatest artists in history and certainly the most important in Holland. Best known for ‘The Night Watch’, his portraits are recognised for their realism and lack of vanity which was unusual at that time. He painted vigorously and his one hundred or so self portraits provide a rich visual diary of his life and times over a span of forty years. In his etchings, he explores the strangest facial expressions and twisted features - in his oils, we can trace his progression from a dapper, portrait painter in the 1630’s to ageing artist in his troubled but powerful portraits. He is considered to be the forerunner in expressing himself autobiographically through portraiture, painting his every line and wrinkle. It is an interesting fact that his portraits got bigger over time, following the advent of larger panes of mirrored glass used for his self portraits!

Working from a life model, Max will teach you how to paint using the (almost original) limited palette of the great painter. Royal Talens have kindly sponsored the workshop with free samples, allowing you to try Rembrandt oil colours for yourself. By the end of the workshop, you will have a near completed portrait, which you can continue to work from at home. You will find it fascinating to explore the techniques favoured by Rembrandt.

Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day, but please bring your own packed lunch.

See below – we can provide prepared canvases, but they must be ordered in advance.

About Max

Max has been teaching at Pegasus Art for four years and has built up a popular following of students. He attended Harrow School of Art where he studied Fine Art and was tutored by Ken Howard OBE RA. He became an apprentice illustrator in a London studio but found his way back to fine art, his true passion. He has been teaching for over twenty five years, whilst exhibiting and painting throughout. He writes for The Artist magazine, among others, and is an Ambassador for Royal Talens. He has had paintings exhibited regionally and in London and has a work on show at the Rijks Museum as part of The Year of Rembrandt. His passion to tutor and motivate others is obvious and he teaches in all mediums. www.maxhaleart.co.uk

Recommended Equipment List:

-Two canvases or canvas boards per day or alternatively oil paper at least 30 x 40 cm.

Pegasus will have some primed and prepared 16” x 12” canvases and boards ready for this course – please order yours upon booking. A canvas board costs £5.37, a stretched traditional canvas costs £7.03 and the preparation cost is an additional £2.50.

- Oil paints. Max favours Rembrandt oils, and recommends the following colours – a palette originally used by Rembrandt:

105: Titanium White 227: Yellow Ochre 411: Burnt Sienna 408: Raw Umber 318: Carmine 506: Ultramarine Deep 222: Naples Yellow Light 311: Vermillion 430: Brown Ochre 701: Ivory Black

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/rembrandt-oil-paints-the-professional-choice-120-colours-40ml.ir

- Selection of brushes, both synthetic and hog. Each make different marks therefore it is good practice to have some of each. Flats in size 4, Synthetic in size 7, Filbert size 5 and Hog in size 10. NB: it is very important to use decent quality brushes. *We have large selection in the shop*

- A rag for wiping brushes, not tissue paper or kitchen roll

- Water pot if using water-mixables or dilutants for traditional

Zest It: https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/zest-it-oil-paint-dilutant-brush-cleaner-eco-solvent.ir

- A wooden palette if possible, as large as you dare!

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/cappelletto-okoume-palette-45x60cm.ir

- A sketchbook – A3 if possible.

- Pencils, whatever you have.

Please take care to check our Terms & Conditions in relation to our cancellation policy:

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/terms-and-conditions.irs#workshopterms

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