FULL Painting Portraits Course – Jared Peters

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
457 Queen Street
E3B 1B7
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7 WEEK COURSES | $255 + HST (ONE 3 HOUR CLASS PER WEEK FOR 7 WEEKS) Tuesdays 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Starts February 11, 2020

Portrait Painting is a 7-week course designed to equip participants with some of the techniques, practices, formal ideas, and conceptual concerns of portrait painting. Using acrylic paint, the course will strive to give participants the skills, ideas, and confidence to make portrait painting a serious, enjoyable, and thoughtful practice of self-expression. Weekly sessions will be introduced with a quick slideshow presentation and discussion about many of the themes, ideas, and strategies that inform art history and contemporary portraiture. This course will explore many of the techniques and concepts that inform painting, portraits, and self-portraits. The course will explore many themes from art history and contemporary painting practices, in order to develop our own practices of self-expression and visual discovery.

MATERIAL COST: $50.00 instructor will email the material list prior to the course, as well as discuss the list in the first class.

Instructor - Jared Peters

Jared Peters is a contemporary artist engaged with themes of painting, history, power, and identity. He was a semifinalist in the 2011 RBC Painting Competition, and his work can be found in collections across Canada and internationally. He received a BA in History from the University of New Brunswick, a BFA from NSCAD University, and an MFA in Visual Arts from the University of Western Ontario. Jared currently lives and works in New Brunswick, Canada.


What do I need to bring to the course?

Please check the description above for material fee and additional items to bring. Material fee will need to be in cash to be paid to the instructor the day of the course.

What's the refund policy?

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