2010 classes & workshops

January 8-10, 2010
3-Day Workshop: Portrait Painting (New Orleans)

This intensive workshop compresses a 6-week class into one weekend. Learn to paint the head in oils using the alla prima method of direct painting. For more information, visit http://art-restoration.com/school/courses/paintport.htm
Dates: January 8-10, 2010
Friday-Sunday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Location: New Orleans School of Art & Craft
3620 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70117

Class size: Minimum 3. Maximum 10.
Cost: $390 (materials not included)
Materials List: Read welcome letter and materials list PDF
Materials are available for purchase on-site at a 20% discount to workshop attendees.
To register: call 504-944-7900

January 16-Feb 6, 2010
4-Week Class: Portrait Painting (Washington, D.C.)
This class teaches the fundamentals of painting the head in oil. Students will paint the model from life in 6 sessions. Beginning with a toned canvas, students will execute a careful drawing and subsequently build up the structure of the head from darks to lights. Emphasis is on understanding the structure of the head and learning to mix colors to create realistic and harmonious flesh tones. The class will begin with a demonstration of the alla prima technique, used by John Singer Sargent and handed down through generations of atelier painters and teachers. Experience with drawing and/or painting preferred.

When: Saturday 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Dates: January 16, 23, 30, Feb 6.
Location: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St SE Washington DC 20003
Class size: Minimum 3. Maximum 10.
Cost: $192
Materials List: Read welcome letter and materials list PDF or Click here to order online
To register: call (202) 547-6839 or visit www.chaw.org

January 16-Feb 6, 2010
4-Week Open Studio: Working from the Figure (Washington, D.C.)

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is sponsoring a 4-week figure drawing studio on Saturday afternoons. This is an opportunity for artists to work on drawings or paintings in front of the nude model in a session without an instructor. Please bring your own drawing materials. Easels are available.

When: Saturdays 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dates: January 16, 23, 30, Feb 6.
Location: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St SE Washington DC 20003
Cost: $60 for 4 sessions payable to CHAW or $20/session drop-in.
* session will be canceled after first day if 6 people are not registered
To register: call (202) 547-6839 or visit www.chaw.org

February 13-April 3, 2010
7-Week Class - Portrait Painting (Washington, D.C.)

This class teaches the fundamentals of painting the head in oil. Students will paint the model from life in 6 sessions. Beginning with a toned canvas, students will execute a careful drawing and subsequently build up the structure of the head from darks to lights. Emphasis is on understanding the structure of the head and learning to mix colors to create realistic and harmonious flesh tones. The class will begin with a demonstration of the alla prima technique, used by John Singer Sargent and handed down through generations of atelier painters and teachers. Experience with drawing and/or painting preferred.

Spring I Session 2010
When: Saturdays 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Dates: February 13, 20, (off Feb 27), March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3.
Location: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St SE Washington DC 20003
Cost: $336
Materials List: Read welcome letter and materials list PDF or Click here to order online
To register: call (202) 547-6839 or visit www.chaw.org

February 13-March 6, 2010
3-Week Open Studio: Working from the Figure (Washington, D.C.)

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is sponsoring a 4-week figure drawing studio on Saturday afternoons. This is an opportunity for artists to work on drawings or paintings in front of the nude model in a session without an instructor. Please bring your own drawing materials. Easels are available.

When: Saturdays 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dates: February 13, 20, (off Feb 27), March 6.
Location: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St SE Washington DC 20003
Cost: $45 for 3 sessions payable to CHAW or $20/session drop-in.
* session will be canceled after first day if 6 people are not registered
To register: call (202) 547-6839 or visit www.chaw.org

March 13-April 3, 2010
4-Week Open Studio: Working from the Figure (Washington, D.C.)

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is sponsoring a 4-week figure drawing studio on Saturday afternoons. This is an opportunity for artists to work on drawings or paintings in front of the nude model in a session without an instructor. Please bring your own drawing materials. Easels are available.

When: Saturdays 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dates: March 13, 20, 27, April 3.
Location: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St SE Washington DC 20003
Cost: $60 for 4 sessions payable to CHAW or $20/session drop-in.
* session will be canceled after first day if 6 people are not registered
To register: call (202) 547-6839 or visit www.chaw.org

June 4-6, 2010
3-Day Workshop: Portrait Painting (New Orleans)
Dates: June 4-6, 2010
Friday-Sunday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Cost: $390
Location: New Orleans School of Art & Craft
3620 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70117

Class size: Minimum 3. Maximum 10.
To register: call 504-944-7900
For more information, visit http://art-restoration.com/school/courses/paintport.htm
Materials List: Read welcome letter and materials list PDF
Materials are available for purchase on-site at a 20% discount to workshop attendees.
June 26-August 14, 2010
7-Week Class - Portrait Painting (Washington, D.C.)

This class teaches the fundamentals of painting the head in oil. Students will paint the model from life in 4 sessions. Beginning with a toned canvas, students will execute a careful drawing and subsequently build up the structure of the head from darks to lights. Emphasis is on understanding the structure of the head and learning to mix colors to create realistic and harmonious flesh tones. The class will begin with a demonstration of the alla prima technique, used by John Singer Sargent and handed down through generations of atelier painters and teachers. Experience with drawing and/or painting preferred.

Summer Session 2010
When: Saturdays 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Dates: June 26, (off July 3), July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, Aug 7, Aug 14, 2010.
Location: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St SE Washington DC 20003
Cost: $336
Materials List: Read welcome letter and materials list PDF or Click here to order online
To register: call (202) 547-6839 or visit www.chaw.org

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