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Experienced painters in this workshop will explore the fertile territory and various possibilities that arise when you combine drawing and painting. Whether one goes into abstraction or further into realism it is necessary to understand the painting’s form, and that is what drawing and re-drawing with paint can do. Structure, figure/ground, line,...
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This monitored open studio is for participants of all levels who want to work from the model using their own media. Sessions require a minimum enrollment, thus registrations is encouraged over drop-in. Drop-in is for currently enrolled students and Art League members only. two consecutive sessions run each term. Students may bring their own supplies/media...
Working with a variety of water based materials, including inks, watercolor and gouache, students will explore these fluid and versatile media and their potential for use singularly and in combination. Transparency, opacity, surfaces to work on, and mixture with other dry drawing media will be covered in traditional and more experimental ways. ...
From Drawing to Painting: Fundamentals of Figure & Still Life Learn a variety of basic drawing skills from contour and scribble to building volume and shading. Students will experiment with a variety of media including graphite, conte crayon and ink
This is the perfect introduction for teens and adults who are interested in learning techniques for drawing their own comics. Sequential storytelling and character development techniques will be covered as well as anatomy, composition, proportion and a range of different styles of illustration and inking. This is a great course for those who want...
The goal of this class is to provide a strong foundation for oil and acrylic painters by providing students with a working understanding of composition, paint application, and color theory. Students will gain knowledge from working from the figure, still life and landscape. $10 model fee paid in class.
Learn to make and use a sketchbook. The sketchbook can be a tool for an artist. It is a source for ideas. The class will meet on location. This course will focus on developing your drawing skills. For students of all levels. A variety of subjects and techniques will be explored.
Learn to create modern graphics by layering textures, photos, text, color and drawn images using contemporary printing techniques. Create a portfolio of unique prints. Explore your creativity through the printing process.
Working with acrylic paint and mixed media, students will develop their eye and explore abstraction using using color, line, form and movement. Critiques and art history will be used to understand and develop abstract concepts and composition.
This class provides an introduction to the basic principles of figure structure and anatomy as well as detailed lectures and instruction to more advanced students. Progressing sequentially, students learn to see anatomical form and render it effectively. Students work from a live model and lectures; advanced students may develop individual projects....
Longer poses allow for focused, complete, or experimental study. Using clothed and nude models, poses range from one to six hours long. This class emphasizes composition narrative, accuracy, style exploration and creative approaches. Numerous drawing materials are demonstrated. A list of recommended supplies is available in the School Store located...
This class is for students at all levels who want to learn the abstract painting process. There are no limits to what an artist can create if they learn the basic language of abstraction and how to manipulate paint. The pure excitement of color, the mystery of line, the safety of structure, and the fun of mixed media are emphasized as the student begins...
There’s nothing like the look on someone’s face when they see an incredible portrait of a loved one for the first time! Spend two days learning all about how to paint people and faces. We’ll focus on accurate drawing and “getting a likeness,” color and skin tones, how to paint features, hair and clothes. Study all the intangible qualities...
Join us this February for the Luce Foundation Center’s young professionals coloring night. Warm up with a cup of complimentary cocoa while flexing your creative muscle. Peruse the cases and color pages based on works on view in the Luce Center. Snacks and other libations will be available for purchase