2012 classes & workshops

January 14-16, 2012
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 14-16, 2012
Saturday-Monday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Location: New Orleans School of Art & Craft
3620 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70117

Class size: Minimum 2. Maximum 10.
Cost: $445 (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



Summer 2012
Beginning Portrait Painting
This class teaches the fundamentals of painting the head in oil. Students will paint the model from life in 4 sessions (2 paintings total). 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.

When: Monday afternoons 1-4 p.m.
Dates: June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23.
Location: New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts (noafa.com)
5256 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Cost: $420 ($100 discount if paid before first day of class)
To register: call 504-899-8111


Fall 2012

September 1-3, 2012
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: September 1-3, 2012
Saturday-Monday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Location: New Orleans School of Art & Craft
3620 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70117

Class size: Minimum 2. Maximum 10.
Cost: $445 (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


September 10-December 3, 2012
Beginning Portrait Painting: 12-week class
This class teaches the fundamentals of painting the head in oil. Students will paint the model from life. 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.
Prerequisites: Beginning Oil Painting, Beginning Portrait Drawing

When: Monday afternoons 1-4 p.m.
Dates: September 10, 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, (no class 11/19/12) Nov 26, Dec 3.
Location: New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts (noafa.com)
5256 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Cost: $580 ($100 discount if paid before first day of class)
Materials List: Read materials list PDF
To register: call 504-899-8111
Registration begins July 23, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.

September 10-December 3, 2012
Beginning Oil Painting: 12-week class This class introduces the student to oil painting. The student acquires a set of oil paints and brushes and learns to set up a palette and paint the still life. Students will create a still life composition and learn to render the composition in paint, using the techniques handed down from the artists of the Renaissance. Building upon the skills of drawing and composition, this class introduces color mixing and the process of building an oil painting from underpainting to finish.
Prerequisites: Beginning Drawing.

When: Monday afternoons 6-9 p.m.
Dates: September 10, 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, (no class 11/19/12) Nov 26, Dec 3.
Location: New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts (noafa.com)
5256 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Cost: $580 ($100 discount if paid before first day of class)
Materials List: Read materials list PDF
To register: call 504-899-8111
Registration begins July 23, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.













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