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Due to rising COVID-19 cases in Toronto, our physical location is currently closed.

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Come learn the same step-by-step methods taught in our regular program in an intensive format in our workshops. Students will learn skills in drawing and painting that can be applied to their own projects. Whether you are an experienced artist or have never painted before, our instructors will tailor to your skill level.

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    Mon 14

    In the Studios of the French Academies

    September 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - September 8, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
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    Perspective Drawing at Home (Saturday mornings)

    Date : July 10, 2021 - July 31, 2021

    Instructor : Suwhan Lim

    Price : 250.00

    Duration : 4 weeks

    The art of perspective has been used by various masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, J.M.W. Turner, and Gustave Caillebotte. In this workshop, students will study master drawings and paintings as well as real-life photos to learn one-point, two-point, and three-point perspectives. Learning the art of perspective will provide a framework that allows students to logically depict the three-dimensional world onto a two-dimensional surface.

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    Virtual Open Studio (Saturday afternoons) – waitlist

    Date : June 5, 2021 - June 26, 2021

    Instructor : Suwhan Lim

    Price : 150.00

    Duration : 1 month

    **This section of Virtual Open Studio is now SOLD OUT** If you would like to join the waitlist, please email info@academyofrealistart.com with your name and phone number. Join us for group virtual learning and we will give you step-by-step guidance and personalized critiques to help you with program assignments or personal projects. For students new to ARA, we recommend starting by copying the Bargue plates, just like the students in our regular program. This is the visual alphabet that all artists should…

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    Artistic Anatomy at Home: the face (Saturday mornings) – waitlist

    Date : June 5, 2021 - June 26, 2021

    Instructor : Suwhan Lim

    Price : 250.00

    Duration : 4 weeks

    **This workshop is now SOLD OUT – please email info@academyofrealistart.com with your name and phone number to join our waitlist** In this workshop, students will learn about the skeleton, muscles, structural fat pads, and other anatomical information such as tendons and cartilage as they relate to portraiture. Learning to identify anatomical landmarks of each layer of the structure of the face will empower students to proceed more confidently with portrait work. Instructor Suwhan Lim will incorporate both 2D and digital 3D models…

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    Figure Drawing at Home (Thursday evenings)

    Date : May 13, 2021 - July 29, 2021

    Instructor : Suwhan Lim

    Price : 550.00

    Duration : 12 weeks

    Learn the art of figure drawing using our step-by-step method. Working professionally-shot contemporary photographs of real models from multiple sightlines to mimic the experience of a live life drawing class, Instructor Suwhan Lim will teach the basics of blocking in, gestural and completed constructs, comparative measurement, proportion, division of light and dark, and articulation. Students will finish their drawings in carbon or charcoal. The end effect is a dramatic three-dimensional figure.

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