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The Portrait and Figure in Watercolour

Sep 6 - Sep 8

The Portrait and Figure in Watercolour with Sadko Hadzihasanovic

Tuesday, September 6 to Thursday, September 8

10 am to 4 pm

Beginner and Intermediate

Program Description

This in-person studio program, led by artist Sadko Hadzihasanovic, will cover various aspects of working with the models including portraits and fully clothed figures. Students will mastering likeness through observation as well as learning how to use watercolour effectively. Hadzihasanovic will lead students through techniques with a series of live demonstrations. Students will produce a monochromatic portrait and while learning to work with flesh tones, values and colours.

Hadzihasanovic will address everyday issues from contemporary portrait practice to the art of the old masters.


Materials List: Not included. View a list of suggested materials.


About the Instructor

Sadko Hadzihasanovic studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo, Bosnia, earned his MFA at the University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia (1984), before moving to Canada in 1993. Since his arrival from Bosnia, Hadzihasanovic has participated in over 60 exhibitions at both public galleries and articentres across Canada. He is the recipient of visual arts grants from Toronto Art Council, the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. Hadzihasanovic continues to explore identity and its cultural and social implications through a portraiture-based body of work using mixed media and collage, incorporating references to popular culture. For more information, please visit his website.



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