Connie Lynn Reilly SPSMP, PSA, AWA, AAPL
“LIVING COLOR” WORKSHOP
Deadline to register October 28
November 2, 3, 4, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 2023
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$490 Members | $540 Non-Members
Approximate $25. Cash Model fee per student.
Color Mixing and application for painting Portraits and the Figure In Oil or Pastel In this workshop students will learn Connie’s color mixing and color application for Painting Portraits and the Figure through demonstrations, hands on color mixing, by viewing models from life and photos. As a “School of Color” instructor Connie will also teach an introduction to Michael Wilcox “Blue and Yellow don’t make Green” Color Bias Wheel theory. Students may choose to work in Oil or Pastel. Students will benefit from hearing instruction in both mediums.
Native Atlanta, Georgia Artist Connie Lynn Reilly is widely known as a master instructor and painter in classical representational drawing and painting.
Because of her vast experience in the mediums of pastel, oil, watercolor and colored pencil, her art classes are highly sought from beginner to advanced. Connie openly shares her knowledge and expertise in painting portraits in pastel and oil in her, demos, workshops and ongoing portrait course. Her workshops and classes are designed for intermediate to advanced oil and pastel artists.
Her portraits and paintings have received national and international recognition and are owned by private, public and museum collections such as the Booth Museum, Tennessee Tech University, Atlanta History Center, John Bell Hood Society, St Joseph’s Hospital, the Royal Palace of Imir Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa of Bahrain, and the Museum of Church History & Art of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as well as numerous others.
Several of Connie’s portraits and historical works have appeared and have been published in national and international publications. Her pastel portrait of “Christine”, a portrait of a young four year old girl, is featured in a North Light book entitled, “ The Best of Portrait Painting.”
Among her numerous portrait commissions are the portraits for the Royal Family of Bahrain, commissioned by the Al Kahlifa family, including a full length portrait of the Imir’s wife, Her Highness Sheikha Benna, and separate paintings of their two children.
She has been a featured guest on local and national television shows such as the Gwinnett Today Show and WTV21 Talk of the Town, as well as the television cable network, Fine Living on a show entitled “Back to Basics” which was a special program on Connie’s portraiture and portrait process.
Connie’s list of accomplishments also includes the founding of the Southeastern Pastel Society, of which she is President Emeritus and Signature member of Excellence. She is also a Member of the Oil Painters of America and the Portrait Society of America.
She continues to teach classes and workshops to beginners, intermediate, advanced and professional artists.