Paint Oil Portraits from Photos with Joanne Mehl – COMPLETED

Oregon Society of Artists – Zoom Class
Mondays 10 am – 12 pm
Two seven-week sections: September 14th – December 18th

Section 1: September 14th – October 26thth
Section 2: November 2nd – December 14th

$119 for 7 classes / ($17 per class) $20 drop-in class  (member price)
$175 for 7 classes / ($25 per class) $30 drop in class (non-member price)

You can register online at the OSA website: or call OSA at 503-228-0706

Is there a portrait you want to paint but don’t know how?

People have honored their loved ones with portraits for centuries. We have a strong desire to pay tribute to our loved ones — whether family, friends or pets. But painting a decent portrait can be a daunting task, which is the reason for this class.

Professional portrait painter Joanne Mehl will offer expert guidance every step of the way, helping you create an oil painting from a photo of your choice. With 40 years of experience as a consummate painter and instructor, Joanne has the ability and insight to help you become a more accomplished and confident portrait painter.

Using daily demonstrations and critiques, Joanne will show you how to paint a portrait from start to finish, utilizing these integral steps:

• Selecting a photo
• Planning your design
• Transferring techniques
• Initial Lay-in of your painting
• Paint handling techniques
• Color mixing
• Developing important areas
• Varying styles
• Finishing touches

Questions? Email me at

About Joanne Mehl:
I’ve been professional artist and instructor specializing in figure painting and portraiture since 1985. For more about me, please visit:

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