Date: Sep 26, 2016 - Sep 30, 2016
Duration: 5 days
Location: ARA Toronto
Instructor: Fernando Freitas
Please note: SPACE IS LIMITED. Registrations are not guaranteed until a deposit has been paid. If you require more information call 416-766-1280.
3 people are attending NEW! Sign Up for the Live-Stream of In the Studios of the French Academies
Want to learn the techniques of French Academic painting but can’t make it to a workshop or can’t afford to attend in person? We have the next best thing! Watch and participate with us from Sep26th-30th, 2016, as we live-stream our popular French Academic painting workshop to a browser near you! The live stream will be for 5 days from 10AM- 11Am EST with 1/2 of Q&A following the broadcast. In case you miss the live broadcast you can watch the replay the same day. Reserve your spot for the 5-day Live-Streaming Academic Painting Workshop for $250.
Work along with Fernando and ask your questions in real-time and once the broadcast is over, access the recorded video.
PLUS get access to the forum which will be exclusive to our participants.
Academy of Realist Art’s senior instructor Fernando Freitas takes you through a step-by-step process of the stages of painting in the tradition of the French Academic ateliers.
Starting with the imprematura, the drawing stage, dead colour, first painting, then finally second painting. Student’s will gain a greater understanding of oil painting based on old master techniques.
A thorough explanation of lean to fat or fat over lean, the tools and materials, and paint application are covered as well as proportion, values, chroma, and edges.
Working from a selected study, students learn the specific step-by-step process to achieve an exact copy, as well as gain a clear understanding of the principles of oil painting, and the best techniques and materials to use. This workshop is suitable for all levels of experience. Students will choose from images provided. Each student will take home their own master copy as well as the step-by-step knowledge of the process.
ARA’s senior instructor Fernando Freitas will take you through a step-by-step process of the stages of French Academic painting. Ask questions in real-time and once the broadcast is over, access the recorded video.
Each participant gets lots of one-on-one attention from our superb instructors. ARA instructors teach year round so, unlike many artists who offer summer/holiday workshops our instructors are professional teachers as well as successful award-winning artists Whether you are an award winning experienced artist or have never painted before, our instructors will tailor to your skill level.
If you have any questions or are having trouble with online registration, please contact us.
Most workshops are scheduled five days per week, Monday to Friday, with weekends free (unless otherwise noted). The hours are usually 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., but will occasionally go to 5:00 p.m.
If you are coming from out of town and need local accommodations, click here to see our list of inexpensive places to stay near the Academy.
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Where to buy art supplies?
In The Studios of The Old Masters – Fernando Freitas
Note: Purchase only Artist Grade paints. Do not use Winton or water soluable paints.
Note: Brush sizes vary widely between manufacturers. A #6 from one manufacturer may be the same size as another’s #10.