Developing the Figure through Drawing and Painting

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Instructor
Juliette Aristides
Course Meets
03/19/2018 - 03/22/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM on Mon Tue Wed Thu
Tuition
$550 + $50 model fee/4 days
Studio Support Donation
Optional
About Studio Support Donation
By fundraising the School underwrites each adult student on average of $200 per workshop. We rely on the generosity of our donors to help support the School and many have done so by paying it as a donation. Thank you for your generosity. When you sign up for a workshop, there are two fields listed. The “Tuition Price” alone or an added donation: “Studio Support Donation.” “Studio Support Donation” is a tax-deductible donation to the School.
Skill Level
All levels
Medium
Drawing Oil
Supply List
Aristides - Workshop Material list

Learn how to paint the human figure starting with drawing and then progressing to painting from the life model. Students will learn a systematic technique by painting models holding short and long poses. The great paintings throughout history always have a beautiful balance of proportion, value, color and edge. These aspects are what give power and presence to your work. Figure painting is deeply rewarding, engaging and bound to take your appreciation and skill to the next level.

 

Aristides provides frequent demos, breaking down the process of painting into clear and consecutive steps, as well as critique and instruction each session. Students will focus on how to start a drawing and develop Proportion, Value, Color, and Edge-work, which will help them to accurately capture a likeness within a limited time frame. Practicing this way over the course of the four days will help to sharpen your observation, and take your skill to a new level. www.aristidesarts.com