Alla Prima Portrait with a Limited Palette

Schedule, Materials List and Address





9:00am- 12:00pm: Intro, Demo and Q&A  and 1 hour portrait painting

1:00pm- 4:00pm: 3 hour portrait painting



9:00am- 12:00pm: 1 x 6hr. Portrait or Figure Painting, Part A

1:00pm- 4:00pm: Continued from the Morning, Part B



Materials List:

-I can provide Paint, Palette, Medium, Solvent and Cups for $10 per day

 -Paintbrushes and Hardboard Panels sizes (11”x14” and 12”x 16") will also be available for purchase for the duration of the workshop.



Will be provided



Bring a gray palette. (You can make a gray palette by painting the back of a piece of plexiglass with gray acrylic) 



Any professional brushes in the following sizes are fine

I will have a selection of Raphael and Rosemary & Co. brushes available for purchase during the workshop

Hog Hair or Natural Bristle  (Flat and/or Filbert)    #4 (2), #6 (2) #8 (1)

Kolinsky Sable or synthetic (pointed)    #4 (1)



We will use a Limited Palette, no student grade.

40ml tube or larger

Titanium White

Cadmium Yellow Light

Cadmium Red Light (Gamblin or Rembrandt)

Quinacridone Red

Cobalt Teal

Ivory Black  or Blue-Black 


Surface/ Support:

Bring your preferred support                

Primed Masonite (hardboard), Canvas or Linen Panels   

Stretched Canvas or Linen      

(prime with a neutral gray- gesso or acrylic)

Size: 11” x 14" or 12” x 16” 

Quantity: 2 to 3 canvases for each full day of the workshop



Linseed Oil


Brush Cleaner:



Additional Materials:

Two clip on metal cups for Mineral Spirits and Linseed Oil

Rags or Paper Towels

Sketchbook and Pencil (for notes and thumbnails)



Travel, Parking and Lunch

Studio address:

Inscape Arts and Cultural Center, Studio 207

815 Seattle Blvd S, Seattle, WA 98134 (map attached)


On Street Parking

After you have parked. Come to the front entrance.

Call # 144 on the Intercom. 

Take elevator on the right to the 2nd Fl. 

Take right out of Elevator to Studio 207


Inscape Parking

  • There is limited parking for Inscape Tenants/ Guests behind the building that is accessible via the PFI parking lot on 6th Ave. S, off of Seattle Blvd. S. (see map attached) 
  • Paid parking in same parking lot as well.
  • Walk toward the gate at the fence. The code is 1354. 
  • Walk to Metal door at back of building and call me 646.296.4267
  • I will come downstairs to meet you and let you in.


Traveling by Metro/ Link

The International District Link stop is about a 5minute walk from the studio. 



There are several places within walking distance. Uwajimaya has a foodcourt with a bunch of options.  Lunch break is an hour. 

Inscape Arts.jpg

Studio address:


Dominique Medici fine art

Inscape Arts and Cultural Center

815 Seattle Blvd S,

Studio 207

Seattle, WA 98134