Friday, August 31, 2012

Mentoring Program Deadline

The September 5th deadline is fast approaching for applications to the mentoring program.  Participants of the Mentoring Program will work one-on-one with their mentor over the nine-month period, using personal goals as focus and motivation. 

The requirements to apply are as follows: 
1) Be a Portrait Society of America Member 
2) Be a Cecilia Beaux Forum Member 
3) Have experience in the techniques and medium you seek to improve 
4) Have specific goals to achieve with the help of a mentor 
5)Have a portfolio of 8-10 pieces

The 2012-2013 program will run between January 1- September 1, 2013. For more information and to apply visit CLICK HERE

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Conference DVD Released - Series II

Want to relive your conference experience, or missed out on a previous event? 

You can add to your collection three new DVDs featuring demonstrations from Michael Shane Neal, Burton Silverman, and Mary Whyte.  Each one focusing on a different medium:  drawing, oil painting, or watercolor. These DVDS would make a wonderful addition to any artist’s collection.  PURCHASE DVDS NOW.

In his demonstration entitled Power of Persistence, Michael Shane Neal brings his unique style to stressing the importance of doing your homework, dedication to your craft and determination in this new oil painting demonstration.

Burton Silverman gives a wonderful drawing demonstration with revealing techniques in Drawing you in: Finding the Art in the Subject.

Mary Whyte does an inspired watercolor portrait of Burton Silverman and then sits down for a candid conversation about art and personal style in Finding Your Style: In Paint and Point of View. 

These demonstrations from acclaimed artists Michael Shane Neal, Burton Silverman, and Mary Whyte are now available on the Portrait Society website under the Media tab. PURCHASE DVDS NOW.

Also, check out the other great DVDs we have available in the Series I release including artists Judith Carducci, Daniel Greene, Robert Liberace, Michael Shane Neal and Mary Whyte.