High Realism Portraiture with Javier Arizabalo
Date: Aug 9-13, 2021 (5 days Super Intensive)
Course fee: €1075
Required Oil Colors are included in the course
Instructor speaks Spanish. (English and Dutch translation and visual demonstrations on your easel)


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Do you struggle with achieving a high degree of finish in your work? This intensive oil painting high realism workshop, led by Javier Arizabalo, is one of a few special workshops we are offering in 2020.
Javier will offer personal insights in how to achieve a super real portraiture using oil paints. In this high intensive course, we will concentrate on the constructing a highly realist portrait in oil paints with emphasis on classic and  modern techniques using light.
Emphasis will be on:

  • Colour blending
  • Warm and cold distinction
  • Proportion of primary colours
  • Shades from black to the lightest light
  • How best to prepare the model and references to achieve the best analysis and perception
  • Execution with appropriate materials while fostering sensitivity in realization
  • Achieving a high degree of realism in your work

Students will paint from the same color palette which will be provided by the atelier.(List will be forwarded to all registered students for information)
Additional material lists will also be forwarded.

Level:Mid Level to Advanced
INSTRUCTION: Lectures, demos, and on the easel critiques.
CLASS HOURS: 9am to 4pm with lunch at 12 noon. Classes are 6 hours a day, five days a week, Monday to Friday.

APPLICATION: To apply for this course:
By filling out the application, you agree to our studio rules. Students are admitted into the program automatically upon complete payment until the maximum number is reached. Payment by Paypal, using credit card is our regular method of payment.  If you prefer to make payment via bank transfer, please email [email protected] for instructions on how to proceed.

Tuition is  non-refundable.  Should the Flemish Classical Atelier cancel the course for any reason, fees are refunded.  All fees are due upon registration, unless specified.

Accommodation Information: Detailed list is on our resources page. Click to go there : http://www.flemishclassicalatelier.com/accommodation/

If you have any questions, please send us an email or use the contact form at the top of the page

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