Skip to content
Painting

Portraits of the Dead Drawing Class

Portraits of the Dead Drawing Class

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
Paused until 31 July. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.

About your host

I am a world renown artist from San Francisco California and founder of Galería Nepantla which investigates spiritual transcendence in the form of art using personal experience. Being of Puerto Rican and Mexican descent under the tutelage of the Catholic church, inspired me to tell my own stories that weaves cultural & contemporary archetypes within a spiritual paradigm. I received my B.F.A from…
Isis
Isis
Isis
Isis

What we’ll do

PORTRAITS OF THE DEAD is a drawing class that investigates Mexico's most sacred and mythological event, "Day of the Dead" from a Meso American Perspective. We will explore ancient practice and contemporary methods in facial paint and its meaning. Facial paint, props,"sellos"and all materials provided. This class will be taught by International painter, Isis Rodriguez who specializes in the…

What I’ll provide

Creative supplies
Mexican models dressed in traditional clothing, head dresses, braids and or traditional painted faces using "sellos" and handmade colors for Day of the Dead. Easels, stools and models. All Materials ie.Charcoal, Color Pastels, and Paper.

What to bring

A cell phone or ipad to take pictures.
Photos of family, friends or people of interest that have passed.
A light jacket in case it is cold.

Where you'll be

Galería Nepantla is a 1,200 sq ft professional art space where I design, produce all my solo exhibitions and where I give art classes. Built by Mexican passive solar architect, Hugo Dorsey, the space has tall beamed ceilings, filtered lighting, ventilation, bathroom and sink. It is located in the quiet neighborhood of Colonia Independencia, an up and coming neighborhood made up of 90% Mexicans, 10% International Expats and Artists.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 16 and up can attend. While I provide aprons, it's a good idea to wear dark clothes in case you get paint on them.

What to bring

A cell phone or ipad to take pictures.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Isis
Portraits of the Dead Drawing Class
New experience
£46/person
New experience
£46/person