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...
Atelier Figure Drawing & Painting (long pose)

Atelier Figure Drawing & Painting (long pose)

This class focuses on practical figure drawing and painting methods, with the same long pose over the course of the whole season. Simple methods for ascertaining proper proportions, drawing and shading will be thoroughly discussed. The class is designed to eliminate...
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