Introduction to Portraiture with STAA
    Dates: May 26, 2022
    Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Price: Members: $165; Non-Members: $200
    Location: STAA Annex
    Address: 323 N. New Hampshire St., Covington, LA 70433
    Phone: (985) 892-8650

Learn the fundamentals of the portraiture process with artist Rob Fairburn! Using acrylic paints, students will explore value, color theory, and the importance method with an emphasis on process. Students will begin by learning about the “blue layer,” the importance of sculpting shape and value, and creating an underpainting. Students will then move on to expanding their color palettes and understanding the importance of highlights and shadows.

Classes are held 6-8 p.m. on Thursdays in May at the St. Tammany Art Association annex, 323 N. New Hampshire St., Covington. Admission is $165 for STAA members, $200 for non-members; must be age 18 and up. Register online, see the supply list and link to the instructor's portfolio at

All supplies are available at Mo’s Art Supply & Framing, 315 N. Columbia St., open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Introduction to Portraiture with STAA