Learn to Paint Portraits like Picasso Drawing & Painting Workshop

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Green Acres Center, Cafeteria

4401 Sideburn Road

Fairfax, VA 22030

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Aspiring artists will learn how to design, draw and paint their very own Picasso portrait, while enjoying refreshments and socializing with friends!

Taught by professional artist and teacher Barbar Mingo*

Create background patterns

Watch a portrait demonstration

Draw and paint facial features

Design a portrait sheet

Transfer portrait onto gesso board

Paint your own 11x14 colorful Masterpiece

Get tips from a professional

All supplies, Painting Patch and Refreshments are included

May Fulfill Badge Requirements for various levels see below

Admission $30 All Participants- Discount Extended

Intended for all ages

Great way to celebrate end of Cookie Season!

Fancy Girl Gift & Bling Shop and Artist Prints for Sale

Meet your instructor: *Barbara Mingo is a professional artist and private art teacher living in Fairfax , Virginia. With over 20 years experience creating art, Ms Mingo studied Fine Arts at Delgado College, New Orleans and Art Education under Mona Brooks, author of ‘Drawing with Children,’ California. Ms Mingo creates private commissioned works of art, teaches after school art programs and gives private lessons. She loves painting in oils and water colors and drawing portraits.

Many of the art related badges encourage talking to a professional in the medium; our guest artist is skilled in various mediums; according to GSCNC staff not every step has to be exactly the same as the badge book, but can be “in the spirit of the badge” to fulfill requirements .

Specifically Brownies fulfill Painting badge

1. Get Inspired- talk to a painter

2. Paint a portrait

3. Paint a Mood (through their color choice for backgrounds which is discussed)

4. Background patters using various items

5. Tips from a professional about their work*; Share your work*

Juniors Fulfill Drawing Badge

1. Drawing in black and white then adding color paint

2. Drawing and shading background and patterns in pencil first and then color

3. Drawing Facial Features*

4. Tips from a professional about their work*

5. Make your masterpiece and show it off

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Green Acres Center, Cafeteria

4401 Sideburn Road

Fairfax, VA 22030

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