2011 classes & workshops

January 3-February 7, 2011
6-Week Class: Portrait Painting in Oil (New Orleans)
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: Monday evenings 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Dates: January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7.
Location: New Orleans School of Art & Craft
3620 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70117

Class size: Minimum 3. Maximum 10.
Cost: $450
Materials List: Read welcome letter and materials list PDF or Click here to order online
To register: call 504-944-7900

February 14-March 28, 2011
6-Week Class: Portrait Painting in Oil (New Orleans)
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: Monday evenings 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Dates: Feb 14, 21, 28, (no class March 7) March 14, 21, 28, 2011.
Location: New Orleans School of Art & Craft
3620 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70117

Class size: Minimum 3. Maximum 10.
Cost: $450
Materials List: Read welcome letter and materials list PDF or Click here to order online
To register: call 504-944-7900

March 18-20, 2011
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: March 18-20, 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

March 30-May 4, 2011
6-Week Class: Still Life Painting in Oil (New Orleans)

This class teaches the fundamentals of painting a still life arrangement in oil. Beginning with a toned canvas, students will execute a careful drawing and subsequently build up the forms of the still life objects darks to lights. Emphasis is on understanding the way light falls across form, how the eye travels across the painting, and how to create edges that lead the eye. 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.

When: Wednesday evenings 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Dates: March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 2011.
Location: New Orleans School of Art & Craft
3620 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70117

Class size: Minimum 3. Maximum 10.
Cost: $450
Materials List: Read welcome letter and materials list PDF or Click here to order online
To register: call 504-944-7900



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