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Inspired by the still life painting of the masters, this course will cover the essential skills needed to achieve luminosity and depth with paint. Students will find their advances made in this course will not only produce beautiful still-lives but will carry over to their other paintings of portraits and figurative work as well. The class con
Working from provided still life set ups, students will record the essence of their subjects by studying the relationship of light to color. Building form with planes of color and brushstroke will be emphasized. Focus on mixing color, using neutral color and gray, and developing clean, productive working habits. Instructor demo will tak
This workshop will first teach basic techniques of sumi-e ink painting by focusing on how to utilize and expand concepts of lines, brush strokes and ink wash with new materials. Students will then apply these tools to create realistic and abstract painting based on still life and the Four Gentlemen drawing (orchid, bamboo, plum and chrysanthemum).
This workshop will focus on developing a keen seeing eye for painting and translating what is seen to the canvas in a clear precise way.Learning to paint is learning to see distinct color, shape, light, and the relativity of one object to the next or to the space and one color to the next. We will explore how this applies to still li
A special Fashion Drawing Session to celebrate Andy Warhol and his roots as a commercial fashion illustrator drawing accessories for Henri Bendel, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar. At this event we are illustrating a still life composed of mid-tier & luxury hand bags and hard goods - these will serve as focal pieces. To accent the focal pieces will
Students will explore foundational and advanced techniques such as color mixing, color value, composition, glazing, brushwork, paint application, texture and more. Paintings are sumptuous, exciting, and one of the most popular mediums used by painting artist throughout the world. This oil painting class is perfect for those who have taken an art cl
See and study the unique forms of the person posing with respect to proportion, shapes, values and color. Develop our oil painting skills to achieve a high degree of naturalism.Agenda:Day 1 & 2: Paint gesture studies - heads and figures. Day 3: Compose the space and paint a figure study.Day 4: Paint two portraits. Day 5: Paint
Students attending this class will learn the many aspects of drawing a still life and the figure, working from live models. In this class, students will focus on the basics and more advanced concepts will begin to easily translate a three dimensional experience onto a two dimensional surface. Charcoal, pastels and oil pastels will be provided. Flor
Students work from a model, still life, and the bucolic landscape of Central Park. As each explores their personal voice, and technique, the final image will be discussed, both individually and in group critiques.
Learn to accurately manipulate lighting in order to get exact results as well as to make creative imagery for portraiture and still life. This course is a perfect mixture of basic and intermediate studio & lighting techniques. It is designed to teach students to accurately manipulate lighting in order to get exact results as well as to make cr
Learn about composition, light and rhythm by painting from observations of still life and landscape. Students will explore painting from basics to the more complex, according to the level and desire of each participant.
Students explore a range of watercolor and gouache techniques, including wet-into-wet and resists, with an emphasis on direct observation and using sensations of light as the foundation for composition. Working outdoors and from models and still life in the studio, the class investigates structures of color and strives for an overall sense of space
Working from photographs and still-life arrangements learn composition, texture, tonal values, washes, compound colors and other painting techniques.Note: A materials list will be made available at the first session.
Join Gene’s drawing and painting class to express yourself, improve your artistic skills, and make new friends. Work from still life or photographs in the medium of your choice. You will receive highly personalized instruction in a fun, casual atmosphere. Note: Suggested list of painting supplies provided in advance by instructor. Drawing suppli
This is a beginner pencil drawing course with emphasis on self-portrait, still life, and landscapes, as well as patternmaking for woodcarving designs. Skills developed in this course will give you a life-long pleasure in drawing. Come and join the fun. All carving materials and on-site use of tools and equipment will be provided. Free membership in
Develop your art portfolio, enhance your test skills, and create 4-5 finished artworks. Learn to assemble artwork in a portfolio that reflects skill and creativity in a selected range of subject matters and mediums. Draw from a costumed model and still life, and compose street scenes, landscapes, and interiors in both pencil and crayon. Learn to ma
Learn the basic combinations of drawing and painting. If you've wanted to draw or paint but never had the opportunity—or if you've been doing it your whole life—join us in working from still life, imagination/photographs, and the figure. This class is a combination of Basics of Drawing with the option to paint in your medium of choice. Pen
Through the exploration of Matisse’s work, and his love for paint,color, textiles, and the world around him, students will discover their own expressionistic power! The class will combine drawing,painting, still life and diorama and will culminate in a trip to see the Matisse show at MoMA. Begin your journey into the mind of one of the most influ
Students will learn the fundamentals of watercolor in this class. Focus will be on mastering drawing and compositional skills with the medium, using the traditional techniques of layering transparent washes, working wet-on-dry and wet-into-wet. Course instruction will include discussion of brushes, paper, color mixing, pigments, and the history of
This course is designed to give students a solid foundation in the fundamentals of drawing. The skills necessary to render a subject three-dimensionally will be taught through a variety of exercises using still life and eventually the model. Observational techniques, composition and different artistic approaches will be explored as students use a v
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