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Still life paintings illuminate ordinary objects. Arranged with specific relational nuances and captured by the artist’s eye these seemingly banal objects become imbued with new significance and markers of visual time. This workshop, open to all levels, will begin with a presentation of both historical and contemporary practices involving still l
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).
Many artists consider Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699-1799) one of the greatest still-life painters of all time, to the point of dividing the still-life genre into into “Before Chardin and after!”
This intense yet fun workshop is going to explore just why this is so. Students will select a Chardin painting and use it as a compositional f
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
Students will learn basic tools and create original oil paintings in this 3-hour class with demonstrations. Basic Syllabus:1 Intro to Materials: stretch and prepare a canvas. (provided for students) 2 Value: Black and white still life with palette knife.3 Brushes with value: Black and white still life with brush4 Color: palette knife/ still l
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
An intensive class in developing watercolor techniques by working primarily with still life and painting in Central Park. Multi-level class, some experience is helpful.
Students will learn basic drawing techniques inspired by still life in a relaxed environment. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided during the first class.
Introduction to the basic techniques of drawing and watercolor. Our subjects will be still-life, art reproductions and photos. Summer class (session 4) will meet in Central Park weather permitting. Supplies will be provided for the first class. Enjoy developing your rendering skills in a supportive environment
A practical course in perspective for the working artist, this workshop starts with broad easy-to-understand principles. The workshop covers concepts such as scenic space, architecture, natural space, still life, positioning of figures in space, forced perspective, and more.
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
Explore the sumptuous, magical medium of oil. Learn the basics of how to work with oil paint, mix colors, set up a palette and paint what you see. Work from the still life and the figure, and paint in a supportive environment. Note: One semester of Drawing is highly recommended prior to taking this class.Supply List: Click view list.
This intensive two-day workshop is designed for those who have completed the introductory. Utilizing approaches developed by Betty Edwards, students gain further understanding of basic perceptual skills. Instruction focuses on expressing volume and space in drawing; exploring crosshatching techniques; and working with still life and the human figur
This personalized class will enhance the student's knowledge of basic drawing techniques, as well as learn more advanced drawing skills. Drawing is essential/fundamental to any medium. Learn and develop your eyes to see values, shapes and depth. Students will work from still life.List of materials for drawing class:Different shads of pencils (at le
This weekend workshop in pastel will help students get started in the use of soft pastel only (not oil pastel!). Considered drawing by some and painting by others, using soft pastel presents a number of technical problems that will be addressed during the workshop. Topics will include a thorough review of materials (papers, boards, grounds and
Betty Edwards and Brian Bomeisler have designed a practical three-day course in color as the next step. This course is suitable for novices in color as well as more experienced artists who may be using color without a clear understanding or knowledge of color theory. Hands-on exercises focus on how to use theory to achieve harmonious color, and how
Through demonstration and individual, hands-on help, you’ll learn all the basic watercolor techniques in a small, zero-pressure class. No drawing experience or artistic skill required – really. Complete supply kit available for $50. You will learn various brushstrokes, color mixing, and layering glazes as we create landscapes, still life, trees
Join a dynamic community of photographers for inspiration, insight, and creativity. This comprehensive workshop is for the photographer who is ready to focus on aesthetic and conceptual concerns. Each week, new ideas and themes are introduced, from all photographic genres, including landscape, portraiture, documentary, still life, and more-supporte
Painting is sumptuous, relaxing, and inspiring. In this fear-free, encouraging and expressive painting class for all levels, you will:Learn the artistic techniques of painting and self-expressionReceive one-on-one expert art instruction as you enjoy our nurturing and non-judgmental art studioPractice painting techniques, such as: color mixing, tone
Taste it all in this drawing and painting class for beginners! Artistic expression in the form of painting and drawing expression is exciting, energizing and incredibly freeing! Discover your authentic inner-artist and your creative passion in this popular weekend beginner’s art class as you:Explore your creativity through painting, drawing and t
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