Online Class

Painting Pop Art Portraits

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Express yourself with unique and colorful art.

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What You Get

  • 5 streaming HD video lessons available anytime, anywhere
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, color guide and portrait template
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Making art doesn’t have to be complicated. In this beginner's class, artist Lindee Zimmer shows you how to use simple shapes, clean lines and bold colors to create abstract portraits worthy of any gallery wall. Layer by layer, she breaks down the process. You can either follow her template or go your own way!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Creating the Head Shape
Jump right in and start sketching the head shape for your project. Lindee shows you how to easily cut the shape from medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and sand it smooth so it's ready for paint.
2. Base Coat & Initial Shapes
3. Secondary Layer of Shapes
4. Third Layer of Shapes
5. Final Touches

Recommended with this class

  • Medium density fiberboard (MDF)
  • Latex paint in a variety of colors and paintbrushes
  • Painter's tape

Taught by

Lindee Zimmer
Lindee Zimmer
Known for her whimsical murals, Lindee Zimmer is a public artist based in Denver. Her work is inspired by the textures, lines and colors she finds in nature. Lindee studied art education at Colorado State University and later founded the Fort Collins Mural Project, a nonprofit that collaborates with local artists and businesses to promote contemporary art in public spaces.

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