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EXPRESSIVE PORTRAIT SERIES

Deepen your understanding of paint and color while expanding the road to creative freedom.

Learn how  expression entices the viewer into the story.  Make art that gets attention. 

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Expressive Portraits

EXPRESSIVE PORTRAIT SERIES

Deepen your understanding of paint and color while expanding the road to creative freedom.

Learn how  expression entices the viewer into the story.  Make art that gets attention. 

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Stunningly Simple Braids

Paint important features without getting caught up in time consuming minute details.

By Corey Moorgat

 

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CLASS DESCRIPTION
Learn expressive portraits

Manage the details of hair without taking focus away from the face.  Join Corey as she paints braided hair demonstrating simple techniques that still allow the face to take center stage.  Then learn some optional abstraction techniques taking your portraits to a whole new level!

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Painting Emotion
  • Expressive Brushstrokes
  • Palette Tips for Dark Skin
  • Abstraction
  • Blurring the Lines
  • and more

This intermediate class is a real-time step-by-step painting with artist and Bold School Mentor, Corey Moortgat. 

 

Magenta Youth

Paint emotion using a bold magenta palette.

By Corey Moorgat

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CLASS DESCRIPTION
Learn expressive portraits

There's more to a portrait than just the features of the face. There's a story there, a connection between the portrait subject and the viewer, emotions waiting to be shared. Join Corey as she uses expressive brushstrokes and color placement to capture those emotions while painting a portrait of a young man. Transform your artwork from simple portraits to expressive, meaningful works of art!

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Painting Emotion
  • Expressive Brush Strokes
  • Texture
  • Bold Color Tip
  • and more

This intermediate class is a real-time step-by-step painting with artist and Bold School Mentor, Corey Moortgat. 

Long, loose, bold hair

Keys to painting unstructured features

By Corey Moortgat.

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CLASS DESCRIPTION
Loosen your brushwork, paint hair

Do you find yourself painting every single strand of hair in your portraits?

Painting a face can be challenging but at least you have structures to build. Hair brings a new set of challenges as its structure is organic and hard to control. Corey will demonstrate how to break out of those old habits and find freedom and expression in painting hair! 

Learn to paint impactful emotion as Corey demonstrates this face. 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Break out of realism

  • Loosen up your Brush Strokes

  • Expression

  • Bold Color palette Tips

  • and more.

ALSO INCLUDED WITH YOUR PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION:

  • Entire library of Classes
  • Community & Peer Feeback
  • Mentor Support
  • Streaming Videos
  • Color Mixing
  • Downloadable PDF Workbook
  • New Content every month
  • Satisfaction guarantee

PREREQUISITE
These intermediate classes are pre-recorded in video series. We offer each lesson in a real-time (which means very little time lapse footage), step-by-step painting with bold color portraits artist, Corey Moortgat. 

If you are looking for bold color foundational teaching  you can consider taking Bold Color Primer followed by our intensive course called Bold Color Bootcamp first. 

COMMUNITY
WORK AND SHARE WITH ARTISTS LIKE YOU!

COMMUNITY SUPPORT
Instant access to our 'Discussions' which are found underneath each lesson within the course modules. This is great place to ask questions directly related to that lesson. 


Private Community interaction with feedback from Bold School team members and even more importantly, peer mentoring.

GROUP GUIDANCE
Bold School art mentors are available during specific hours to offer guidance and critique.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

COREY MOORTGAT

Corey Moortgat has her home base in Florida, USA. She has been a Bold School Mentor since spring 2020. With degrees in Fine Arts and Art Therapy, she has worked with a variety of media throughout her life.

In the past few years, her focus has shifted exclusively to acrylic painting, where she specializes in expressive, colorful portraiture. She's recognized for her ability to portray emotion in her work and inspire a powerful connection with her viewer. 

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