Life Drawing, Portrait & Figure

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Life Drawing, Portrait & Figure

Life Drawing, Portrait & Figure

with Lori and Mark

2nd & 4th Wednesday


Drop-in events, Adults

Professional and novice artists – take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to enhance your art and learn new skills! The Plymouth Arts Center is offering “Life Figure and Portrait Drawing” with a studio model. Figure Drawing (self-guided.) Students provide their own supplies. This is an uninstructed drawing/painting studio, that provides an opportunity to draw from a live model. Enrollment: Open to all adults (18+ some exceptions may apply,) all skill levels. Model Fee/Cost: Pre-registration is kindly requested 5 days in advance of each date. Two Registration Options Available: Register & pay on the Plymouth Arts Center’s website: PlymouthArts.Org, or Register ahead at the PAC Desk and pay $10 (cash) per person Dates/Time: Wednesdays (2nd and 4th of the month) 6:00-9:00pm

Meet the Teacher

About the Facilitators Lori Beringer & Mark Rittorno

Lori Beringer is an award-winning artist and one of the principal founders of the Plymouth Arts Center. She has been teaching Open Studio and Plein Air classes at the PAC since 2015. She is known for her bold brushwork whether it is a quaint building or portraits that capture the emotion of the moment. Although mostly a self-taught artist, Beringer credits workshops with fine instruction along with studio experience with Dan Gerhartz. Lori paints plein air throughout the year, primarily in Wisconsin, but her travels have taken her throughout the U.S., to Mexico, and to France. Recently Beringer was honored to be a part of the Faces of Wisconsin Exhibition at the Cedarburg Art Museum, WI and was juried into 20th Annual National American Impressionists Exhibition New York, New York. She received Portraiture Honorable Mention in the 22nd Juried National Oil Painters of America Exhibition in addition to numerous other awards over the years.

Born in Chicago. IL, Mark Rittorno spent his childhood exploring the woods, lakes and farmlands of McHenry, Illinois, a couple miles from the Wisconsin border. Mark has practiced and studied oil painting throughout the years, while living in locations from New York, NY to Irvine, CA To Orlando, FL. In July 2005, after 23 years in the hospitality business, Mark took a break to study painting and relocated from Lake Tahoe to Fort Collins, CO with his wife Donna. During the next six years Mark worked full-time as an artist. In 2011, Mark went back to his career in Resort Management. He resigned his position in early 2017 to pursue painting and relocated to Wisconsin. Mark is an Honorary Member of the Plein Air Painters of America (PAPA) and serves as Executive Director of PAPA, organizing shows, workshops and general group direction.

Upcoming Classes

2nd Friday, Jan to December. 2024

Memories in the Making

by the Alzheimer’s Association

10 am-11:30 am

One day workshops, Adults

Click Here for a Printable Memories in the Making Schedule Signature art program of the Alzheimer’s Association. Pre-Registration by calling each host site is required.

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