Composition Through Still Life
Jan
12
Jan 15

Composition Through Still Life

  • Easton Studio

Use still life to explore composition. We will consider the geometry of the arrangement, viewpoint and balance to build a painting that is structurally considered as a whole unit. We will do a series of painted compositional sketches and also make changes to the setup as we go to find the movement through the piece. Focus will be places on satisfying and accurate drawing, value and color relationships. The workshop will be taught through lecture, demonstration and critique. 

eastonstudio3@verizon.net 

http://www.easton-studio.com/FrankDetails.html

Constructing the Portrait
Mar
9
Mar 11

Constructing the Portrait

  • Boulder, Colorado

This workshop will focus on one portrait pose from direct observation over the course of three days. We will do small value studies to arrange the composition of light and shadow, and color studies to explore the composition of color masses, discussing how these decisions work to convey mood and character. We will begin with an underpainting the first day and then build into the final painting with opaque paint in 2 subsequent sessions. The workshop will be instructed through lecture, demonstration, individual and group critique.

artworkshopsboulder@gmail.com

artworkshopsboulder.com


Composition Through Still Life
Mar
10
Mar 12

Composition Through Still Life

  • Boulder, CO

Use still life to explore composition. We will consider the geometry of the arrangement, viewpoint and balance to build a painting that is structurally considered as a whole unit. We will do compositional sketches and also make changes to the setup as we go to find the movement through the piece. Focus will be places on satisfying and accurate drawing, value and color relationships. The workshop will be taught through brief lectures, demonstration and critique.

Full cost of this workshop is $375. A 50% deposit is required to reserve a spot. Please contact artworkshopsboulder@gmail.com with questions or to register. https://artworkshopsboulder.com

 

Constructing the Figure in Oils
Feb
1
Mar 8

Constructing the Figure in Oils

  • Art Students League of Denver

Working from direct observation of the figure, students will focus on simplifying the light and shadow shapes to achieve accurate proportion and see the big picture. Poses will increase in length over the course, moving from a one-day to a three-week pose at the end of the session. Students will begin working in grisaille and move to a limited palette. The workshop will be instructed through demonstration, individual and group critique.

For more details and to register: http://asld.org

 

Constructing the Portrait
Oct
15
Nov 19

Constructing the Portrait

  • Art Students League of Denver

Working alla-prima with a model each week you will learn how to build the structure of a head from direct observation, beginning by measuring and drawing in paint, working in grisaille, and then moving into a limited palette. Improve your accuracy in constructing form, matching value and relative color through lecture demonstration and individual critique.