Robert Armetta: The Alla Prima Still Life

Robert Armetta: The Alla Prima Still Life

The emphasis of this class will be placed on painting quickly, broadly, and boldly. We will focusing our energy on capturing the essential color, form, and nuances of light in our subjects and learn to eschew unnecessary detail. We will discuss simple, practical...
Portrait Drawing & Painting

Portrait Drawing & Painting

Students work with several models over the course of the semester; each model takes a single pose for three or four 6-hour sessions (with 1 hour break). Models are sometimes costumed. Students become familiar with alla-prima portrait painting and focus on light...
Still Life Drawing & Painting

Still Life Drawing & Painting

This course will cover the process of painting a still-life in oil from graphite drawing to finished painting that employs a simple model of light and how it affects the hue, value, and chroma of a surface. Topics covered include: composing a still-life, drawing using...
Learning from the Masters

Learning from the Masters

In this class students will replicate 1-2 masterpieces each semester done by artists from the 16th through the 20th centuries (such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Dyck, Ingres, Sir Thomas Lawrence, John Singer Sargent and more). With carefully guided research and...
Young Artist Drawing & Painting (grades 3-7)

Young Artist Drawing & Painting (grades 3-7)

This unique program was developed to give young artists the opportunity to learn classical methods and techniques often considered too advanced for children. All of our Young Artist instructors hold M.F.A.s or equivalent training, and in addition to their artistic...
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