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Our Introduction to Drawing and Critical Techniques class for teens ages 13 to 17. This class will serve as a fantastic introduction class for those beginning their journey as an artist or wishing to improve and to master their skills in drawing. It is designed for those wishing to better understand critical drawing techniques that are essential...
The Art of Portrait Sculpture “In the footsteps of the Masters” This intimate workshop will introduce you to the art of portrait sculpture. During the four sessions we will complete a portrait bust in (oil based) plasteline clay while learning how to work from a live model as well as with picture references of the same model. The students...
Open nude figure drawing and painting session from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST. Two hour long pose. There are a limited number of easels and chair available. Feel free to bring your own portable easel or chair.
Two hour artistic anatomy lecture with James Xavier Barbour. This lecture will focus on the muscles of the head and the human skull. Learn the anatomy of the head through a series of demonstrations, diagrams, and a real human skeleton. You will have an opportunity to address your questions and to walk away with an improved understanding that...
Learn how to create a silverpoint drawing in the traditional way of the Old Masters. Students will learn the history of the craft, how to prepare the paper, and create a finished drawing in silver.
Learn the antomy of the horse in this intensive equine anatomy ecorche class. Students will be building their own anatomical horse in clay. This class will also include lectures and illustrative diagrams discussing the skeletal to muscular system of basic equine quadruped anatomy
In this class we will focus on cast drawing and many of the fundamental skills necessary for an artist to achieve an illusion of reality in his or her work . Students will begin with a basic “block-in” construction which helps to build proper accuracy in tilt, comparing important visual alignments, shape, proportion and gesture. Discussion...
Learn the art of traditional egg tempera painting. Students will learn the history of the craft, prepare panels, and practice the traditional technique of using powdered pigments and egg emulsion to create a finished work.
In this class we will begin to understand the natural phenomena of light from the perspective of the visual artist. We will learn what light is and how it allows the artist to create and manipulate their work. Working on simple drawings of three dimensional objects both conceptually and from life will help us understand how light describes all...
Students will learn how to create art in a three dimensional perspective. This fun, and exciting class will introduce students to sculpture and teach students how to sculpt in mediums such as paper mache, and in air hardening clay. Subject matter will range in diversity, and will help each student to...
Learn to work in the style of the old master's of the High Rennaissance in traditional red chalk medium. Your drawing will simulate the classical techniques the great artists of that time period and you will walk away with a new appreciation for this beautiful drawing medium, and a new valuable set of skills.
Alla Prima means “all at once” and is traditionally painted within one session while the paint is still wet. You will learn exactly how this can be accomplished through daily demonstrations and individual instruction. Each daily session the instructor will focus on a specific feature of the face. Flesh-tones, construction of the...
Decorus Atelier instructor/ master artist Zimou Tan, a prize winner in the 2015 OPA and 2014-2015 ARC Salon competition finalist will instruct an exciting workshop on portrait painting for those who wish to excel in portraiture and improve technique.
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