Figure and Portrait Master Class

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Figure and Portrait Master Class

    Teacher Information

    Charles Vinh is master painter and illustrator who repeatedly wins high profile contracts with companies such as Visa, Canada Post, Bombardier, Sapporo, Chevrolet, Unibroue and many others. He has also illustrated several book covers, been selected to paint official portraits of dozens of NHL all-stars and has been a matte painter and art consultant for television and film. His paintings have won numerous prestigious awards and he is an amazing teacher with many years of experience.

    Course Outline

    Coming soon.


    This class is not offered this semester.


    Intimate studio Master Class with live models for every class. Learn to capture the soul of your subject with a master portraitist.

    You can use any traditional medium or software as the instructor is fluent in them all. Charles will reveal all of his secrets and the tricks of the trade.

    We use only our best and most interesting models. You will learn the best techniques to represent the human body and drapery beautifully and accurately.

    At the end of this course you will be confident in your ability to create figures and portraits that truly do your models justice.


    Foundations of Painting or equivalent experience.


    This class is not offered for this semester. Please consider registering for the following popular classes:

    Advanced Anatomy


    • Paint interesting models of different ages and ethnic backgrounds
    • Learn from a portrait artist who's won commissions to paint the portraits of dozens of the most famous Canadians and Americans
    • Acquire the skills and confidence to reach the next level in your career as an artist or simply to paint beautiful portraits of your loved ones if you are a hobbyist

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