Alla Prima Portrait Sketch with the Zorn 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 with 1 break



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 $7.50 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

Yellow Ochre 

Cadmium Red Light (Gamblin or Rembrandt)

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 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 and call me 646.296.4267 

I will come downstairs to let you in.


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 for lunch including Uwajimaya which has a foodcourt.  We will have an hour lunch break. 

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Studio address:


Dominique Medici fine art

Inscape Arts and Cultural Center

815 Seattle Blvd S,

Studio 207

Seattle, WA 98134