Nyle Gordon

August 5-8 

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Appropriate for all levels.


Nationally recognized artist Nyle Gordon will be teaching a four day

portraiture workshop.  You will learn the process of producing a compelling portrait in this painting workshop for all levels, with an emphasis on capturing a likeness while achieving expressive and painterly brushwork.  A combination of photos and live models will be used during demonstrations and painting sessions. Questions and discussion are encouraged. Nyle has a casual and inclusive approach to teaching that puts students at ease. Making the rounds to individual students throughout the day will be a priority.  

Lunch and or snacks are on your own.  


Materials list:

*Easel and palette 

 *4-6  canvases will be needed suggested sizes: *14x18, *16x20

*Brushes-a variety of sizes of flat, round, and filbert style (bring what you have)

*Palette knife

*Minimum color palette:

Cadmium Yellow, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Red Light, 

Alizarine crimson,Ultramarine Blue, Thalo Blue, Titanium White, Ivory Black. 

(other colors are optional)

*Paper towels or rags and a container or bag for disposal.

*odorless mineral spirits and a small container for it

* Liquin oil painting medium


​Space is limited.

​For questions,  feel free to email or call;