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Portrait Drawing
Class with Michelle Palatnik
Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:30 AM (6 weeks)
November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14

Portrait Drawing

Learn to masterfully render the human face through observational drawing. Proportion and value are emphasized while studying photos and working from a live model.

All skill levels are welcome.

Participants are responsible for providing their own supplies prior to the start of class.


Michelle Palatnik earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from NYU and continued her studies at the Art Students League, and the Grand Central Atelier for contemporary classical art. Michelle is a recipient of the Martin Wong Foundation first place scholarship in Painting, and has been accepted two times into the Hudson River Fellowship program. She is a Junior Scholarship member of the Salmagundi Club, and her work has been included in American Art Auction in China, the world's third largest auction house. Michelle was also awarded the opportunity to copy a Rembrandt Self Portrait by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Michelle maintains a studio in Huntington.

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